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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In an 1887 interview William explained that Hyrum Smith had shown him the
revelation on "celestial marriage" in the fall of 1843. "Hyrum gave it to me in his
office," Law said, and "told me to take it home and read it, and then be careful
with it, ...
Marks, Ephraim, 233 Marks, William, opposed to polygamy, 52, 62, 77,. 243
Marsden, William, 247 Marsh, Thomas B., 10, 227 Marston, Anna, 217 Marston,
Eddie, 264 Marvel, Clarissa, 19 Masonry, 22, 227 Matthews, Robert (a.k.a.
Seer, The, (Washington, D.C.) 44, 84 Senate Committee on Elections and
Privileges, 152, 169, 179, 260 Sessions, Sylvia P., 41, 46, 238 Seward, William H
., 248 Shaffer, Wilson, 110 Shakers, 2 Sharp, John, 123-24, 251 Sheen, Isaac, 77
, 245 ...
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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