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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 44
Phelps added in a postscript to the letter that " about three years after this was
given , I asked brother Joseph , privately , how ' we , ' that were mentioned in the
revelation could take wives of the ' natives ' as we were all married men ?
I was his , before I came here , ” she added in an 8 February 1902 statement .
Brigham Young secretly sealed the two in February 1842 when Mary was eight
months pregnant with her son , George Algernon Lightner . She lived with Adam
President Wilford Woodruff added in court testimony in 1893 that before the
revelation on plural marriage was given in 1843 , “ there could not have been any
rule of marriage or any order of marriage in existence at that time except that ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen