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 several other cases Smith “ tested ” an apostle by asking him for the hand of his wife . Church president Wilford Woodruff recounted the test of Apostle ...
Sarah , however , rejected the prophet's polyandrous proposal , asking him to “ teach it to someone else . ” Although she kept the matter quiet ...
After a brief period of silence , Woodruff asked the group for individual reactions . “ The matter is now before you , ” he said ; “ I want you to speak as ...
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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