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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Durfee , who “ introduced the subject of spiritual wives as they called it in those
days . ” 4 The older Partridge girl was sealed to Smith on 8 March 1843 . Emma
Smith knew nothing of these relationships at the time , but two months later the ...
Called upon to defend the principle in a mass meeting of Mormon women ,
Phebe bore testimony that “ If I am proud of ... that I accepted the principle of
plural marriage , and remained among the people called ' Mormons ' and am
Brigham Young , addressing the Utah territorial legislators on 19 January 1863 ,
said that though “ we are called the State Legislature , " the time will come when “
we shall be called the Kingdom of God . ” Young felt sure that while “ our ...
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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