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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George W. Robinson reported that when Smith came to Rigdon's home, the
enraged father asked for an explanation. ... According to John Rigdon, Sidney
told the family that Smith "could never be sealed to one of his daughters with his ...
Apostie John Taylor, editor of the 15 November 1844 Times and Seasons,
published a letter from "An Old Man of Israel" which denounced the "sham
quotations of Sidney Rigdon and his clique, under the 'dreadful splendor' of '
spiritual wifery' ...
Explaining that he was present on the occasion Markham referred to, he pointed
out that Nancy was sick and that "Dr. John C. Bennett was the attending
physician." Sidney Rigdon also swore out a refutation of Markham's story and
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen