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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George Q. Cannon , during the 6 October General Conference , explained to the Saints : “ We have waited for the Lord to move in the matter ; and on the 24th ...
As church president , Joseph F. Smith later explained how President Woodruff avoided duplicity in authorizing new plural marriages outside of the United ...
Orson Pratt also explained this clause in his writings on celestial marriage : When a man who has a wife , teaches her the law of God , and she refuses to ...
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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