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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In 1869 Apostle Orson Pratt added another perspective , remembering that in
early 1832 “ Joseph told individuals , then in the Church , that he had inquired of
the Lord concerning the principle of plurality of wives , and he received for
The frenzy of killings in early 1975 put him again on the wanted list of Mexican
and American authorities . A Mexican policeman finally arrested him on 2 March
1976 . While he was in jail in Ensenada , members of a front organization called ...
... 73 Plural marriage ( see polygamy ) Poland Law ( 1874 ) , 110 Polk , James K .
, 81 Polyandry , 37 - 46 Polygamy , early changes of in Mormonism , 6 - 13 , 54 -
55 ; equated with adultery , 13 , 17 , 53 ; attempts to pave the way in Nauvoo ...
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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