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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Either he could respect his wife's wishes and remain monogamous , or he could , as Joseph Smith did , ignore her objections and take plural wives without ...
... cohabited only with his youngest wife , not a single apostle or member of the First Presidency discontinued connubial relationships with plural wives .
Another cousin had become the post - Manifesto plural wife of a Salt Lake City patriarch . Clark's aunt , Fanny Woolley , who had been courted after the ...
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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