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 ...
I have never believed it, and never can believe it. 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, ...
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