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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But Haven , like most Saints , rejected this logic : “ I cannot believe that Joseph
will ever sanction such a doctrine ” ( Mulder and Mortensen 1967 , 126 ) . Those
uninitiated into the inner circles of the church had good reason to feel as
Brigham Young conceded in 1866 that “ Joseph was worn out with it , but as to
his denying any such thing I never knew that he denied the doctrine of polygamy .
Some have said that he did , but I do not believe he ever did ” ( Unpublished ...
When the church officially announced its polygamy in 1852 , the 1835 statement
in the Doctrine and Covenants seemed obsolete . It was removed in 1876 ,
replaced with a revelation on “ celestial marriage ” ( D & C 132 ) which had been
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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