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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Fearful of reprisals from the non- Mormon element in the area, Smith declared
martial law in the city. On 21 June, Governor Ford sent a letter to the mayor and
city council asking for statements from "well-informed and discreet persons, who
7 Numerous Fundamentalists since have declared themselves the One Mighty
and Strong. Such claims became a serious enough concern during President
Joseph F. Smith's administration that the First Presidency published a lengthy ...
In 1842 editor Joseph Smith declared the 1835 marriage statement the only "rule
of marriage . . . practiced in this Church" (TS 3 [1 October 1842]: 939). President
Wilford Woodruff added in court testimony in 1893 that before the revelation on ...
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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