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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The one government arrests the other in the person of its chief and arraigns it at
the bar . A system is on trial in the person of Brigham Young ” ( Salt Lake Tribune
, 9 October 1871 ) . McKean ' s plans were shattered by the 15 April 1872 ...
If any person or persons within this State , being married , or who shall hereafter
marry , do at any time marry any person or persons , the former husband or wife
being alive , the person so offending shall NOTES TO PAGES 13 - 17 229.
Rigdon stressed secrecy : “ Say not a word to any person living but to Hiram only
. ( A ] nd no man shall know it from me " ( Joseph Smith Collection , LDS Archives
) . Smith ' s interest in Nancy Rigdon had apparently been noticed by her father ...
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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