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 ) ...
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 ...
When the church officially announced its polygamy in 1852 , the 1835 statement in the Doctrine and Covenants seemed obsolete .
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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