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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Apparently Emma later found out about the relationship, for Eliza abruptly moved
into the Jonathan Holmes residence on 11 February 1843 (Beecher, "Journal,"
402). Eliza's absence from the Smith home evidently left a void in the prophet's ...
But several apostles, including Marriner W. Merrill and George Teasdale, "stood
firmly in favor of polygamy" when the issue was discussed in a meeting of the
apostles two days later.10 Dissension in the ranks of the hierarchy over new ...
minutes later Gibbs wired again, "Brethren beginning to feel J. W. Taylor and
Cowley should not be sacrificed unless required by Qommittee] on Privileges]
and Ejections] to save you."17 Smoot wired the next day that he thought he would
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen