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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When he asked her if she would burn a private letter he wanted to send to her ,
Emily replied that she could not accept it from him . But she reconsidered . On 4
March 1843 Smith sent a “ friend to plurality , ” Mrs . Elizabeth Durfee , with a ...
Her sons , shying away from what must have been a very sensitive subject ,
apparently never asked her about their father ' s involvement in polygamy ,
despite the urgings of many to " ask your mother , she knows . ” In 1879 , however
, Joseph ...
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 the Spirit
moves you . ” When no one spoke , Woodruff asked his counselor George Q ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen