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 33
After Pratt's discourse, President Young took the stand and explained the
circumstances surrounding the preservation of Joseph Smith's revelation on "
celestial marriage." He announced that the document "contains a doctrine, a
small portion ...
Ervil and one of his plural wives relocated to Yuma, Arizona. By early spring he
had ordered the murder of a wayward daughter, Rebecca LeBaron. During a 20
April 1977 meeting of followers in Dallas, Texas, he announced that the Lord ...
Furthermore, Ervil announced, the funeral would be Rulon Allred's. The self-
proclaimed prophet of God announced that Allred's murder should be done by
the group's two prettiest women. The floor was opened to nominations and two
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