Mormon Polygamy: A History
Signature Books, 1986 - 307 Seiten
An informative outline of the secret origins of Mormon polygamy, the peculiarities of the early practice, "unofficial" polygamous marriages at the turn-of-the-century and present-day fundamentalist Mormon groups which still practice polygamy.
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Bennett's promised expose , an open letter dated 15 July , specifically detailed the prophet's polygamous proposals to several Nauvoo women , including Sarah Pratt , wife of Apostle Orson Pratt , and Nancy Rigdon , daughter of Sidney ...
“ If you will never insult me again , ” Sarah countered , “ I will not expose you unless strong circumstances require it . ” “ If you should tell , ” Bennett quoted the prophet , “ I will ruin your reputation ; remember that .
Sarah could not have been fully aware of the workings of polygamy when she first let Orson take additional wives in Nauvoo . Few womenor men — were . Sarah half heartedly went along with the system for nearly a quarter of a century ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - amydross - LibraryThing
A truly fascinating work. I bought this book in a mainline LDS-run bookstore, so I can only imagine that it must have been approved by the church hierarchy. That said, it appears to be irreproachably ... Vollständige Rezension lesen