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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... our Father bless Brother Brigham and all purtains unto him forever . tell him for me I have no feelings against him nor never had , all is right according to the Law of the Celestial Kingdom of our God Joseph ( Jacobs to Young ) .
Thus , according to Pratt , “ all the world who had been begotton through the illegal marriage were bastards not Sons & hence they had to enter into the law of adoption & be adopted into the Priesthood in to become sons & legal heirs to ...
According to Dan Lafferty , part of the visionary plans of the “ School of Prophets ” included the reestablishment of the United Order and the Council of Fifty . Plural marriage was a prominent part of these plans .
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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