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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We do not think it is a wise step to give these names to the world at the present
time in the manner in which you have done in this ' Historical Record ! Advantage
may be taken of their publication and in some instances , to the injury , perhaps ...
In early April the Quorum of the Twelve decided “ that we speak to the conference
concerning our present conditions and have Pres . Smith make an official
declaration that plural marriages should not be celebrated and any one who
An additional reason the 1835 marriage statement receives little attention despite
its dignified status as the present law of the church is that Joseph Smith was not
present during the 17 August general assembly which voted on the measure .
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen