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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He claimed that the prophet replied , “ In the same manner that Abraham took
Hagar and Keturah ; and Jacob took Rachel , Bilhah and Zilpha , by Revelation . ”
In 1869 Apostle Orson Pratt added another perspective , remembering that in ...
Disciples of revivalist preachers Erasmus Stone , Hiram Sheldon , and Jarvis
Rider claimed they were perfect and could no longer sin . They became known
as “ Perfectionists . ” As a part of their doctrine , adherents advocated " spiritual
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 Christ
living on the earth . ” In addition , members of his organization put Clark forth as ...
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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