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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I also certify that I never have reported any thing derogatory to the characters of either of them ” ( Record , 28 September 1842 ) . During the society's 30 March meeting Emma read a secret epistle to the group from Joseph and others ...
Zina my mind never will change from Worlds without Ends , no never , the same affection is there and never can be moved I do not murmur nor complain of the handlings of God no verily , no but I feel alone and no one to speak to ...
I have never believed it , and never can believe it . If such things were done , then I believe they never were of Divine authority . I believe my father was a good man , and a good man never could have promulgated such doctrines ...
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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