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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The couple thus clarified the “ object a man has in getting more than one wife : ” “ He is to be promoted through all eternity , according to this theory , by his posterity , which are the subjects of his dominion ; and of course the ...
“ You can also make a covenant with her for eternity and have her sealed to you by the authority of the Priesthood , ” the prophet advised . Hyrum discussed the ordinance with his living wife , Mary Fielding Smith , and she responded ...
... in a covenant not to be broken in time or Eternity for time & for all Eternity , to all intents & purposes as though the seal of the covenant had been placed upon us . for time & all Eternity & called upon God .
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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