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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Few people took his leadership claims seriously ; he never attained a ... the resourceful Strang claimed himself Smith's successor on the strength of a 9 ...
Clark claimed to receive revelations and on one occasion reported that a “ voice from heaven ( told ) him that he was the most literal descendant of Jesus ...
In 1935 Elden Kingston , who claimed to have been Leslie Broadbent's " second elder , " organized the co - op after his claims to leadership in the primary ...
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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