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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Oliver Huntington , writing of this incident in his autobiography , explained : “ Zina
' s husband took to himself another woman before he had returned from England
to the Bluffs . . . and ( Zina ] chose a guardian , who could supply her with ...
She described such a marriage as “ a joy and comfort to witness , where the wife
and Mother is proud and happy in the devotion of a noble husband , while he in
turn is equally contented and happy in the possession of the partner he has ...
or thought in what her husband was doing while he was away from her ” and be
as " pleased to see him when he came in ... Women who were not overly fond of
their husbands in a romantic sense seemed to make the easiest adjustment 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