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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a sister had been shut in a room for several days , and that they had endeavored
to induce her to believe in having two wives . ” Joseph , who addressed the group
after Hyrum , added , “ There is no person that is acquainted with our principles ...
If such things were done , then I believe they never were of Divine authority . I
believe my father was a good man , and a good man never could have
promulgated such doctrines ” ( Tullidge 1880 , 608 - 11 ) . Opposition to
polygamy and other ...
Many Mormons had entered polygamy , particularly during the Mormon
Reformation of the mid - 1850s , because they had been led to believe the
Millennium was imminent . When this event was not forthcoming , many found
themselves in ...
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen