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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Asked if he had anything against Joseph, the former counselor responded that he
had "no difficulty with the heads of the Church." He further avowed that "any one
who has said that I have stated that General Joseph Smith has given me ...
The prophet's explanation of his former counselor's behavior was that Bennett
had approached "some Nauvoo women" who "knew nothing of him but as an
honorable man, & began to teach them that promiscuous intercourse between
But several prominent church leaders, including the prophet's second counselor
William Law, Nauvoo stake president William Marks, and High Council members
Leonard Soby and Austin A. Cowles could not see the hand of God in the ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen