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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As part of his campaign Grant penned three extensive letters and submitted them
to the New York Herald. The only letter of the three published (9 March 1852)
denied charges of treason and other alleged Mormon crimes and defended ...
9An examination of the W. W. Phelps Letter Collection reveals that Phelps was
the prophet's ghostwriter on several occasions. In 1844, for example, after Phelps
had written Smith's U.S. presidential platform position entitled, "Views of the ...
I think there was difficulty between Joseph Smith and Rigdon with reference to
having Rigdon's daughter sealed to Smith" (Braden, 391). 8Bennett obtained a
copy of the letter and published it in the 19 August 1842 Sangamo Journal. In the
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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