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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Leaders of the monogamist Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints proposed a compromise to U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes which they
hoped would avert bloodshed on the polygamy issue. They suggested that he ...
During a 25 July 1937 interview conducted in London, Grant expanded his view
that the demands of the law superseded any commandment to live polygamy. "
We never believed polygamy was wrong," the church president said, "and never
Bennett, 16-27; April 1842 letter to Nancy Rigdon, 30-3 1 ; 44; crowned "King,
Priest, and Ruler over Israel on Earth," 45; 47-48; plot to entrap in polygamy, 52;
receives revelation on plural marriage (1843), 53-57; advises new emigrants to
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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