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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12 August 1843 meeting of the Nauvoo High Council , Dunbar Wilson " made
inquiry in relation to the subject of a plurality of wives , as there were rumors
about respecting it , and he was satisfied there was something in those remarks ,
and he ...
After a winter ' s layover in the Council Bluffs / Winter Quarters area near present -
day Omaha , Nebraska , the vanguard company of Mormon pioneers reached the
Great Salt Lake Valley on 24 July 1847 . Upper California , as the region was ...
The council reached a crisis on 18 September 1951 when Musser ordained
Rulon C . Allred as a high priest - apostle and appointed him his " second Elder .
” Objections were raised to Allred ' s ordination as well as to the ordination of a ...
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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