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 racial tensions of the late 1960s and early 1970s caused by the church's
refusal to allow blacks the priesthood quickly dissipated after President Spencer
W. Kimball's 1978 announcement that all worthy males, regardless of race, could
When Shore finished his mission and returned to Utah in January 1958, he
obtained a copy of Ervil LeBaron's "Priesthood Expounded" and sent it to Tucker.
With his influence among other missionaries, Tucker gathered about him a small
No harm done, no adultery committed; only taking a little advantage of rights of
priesthood. And after R[ichards] has gone the round of dissipation with H[yde]'s
wife, she is afterwards turned over to S[mith] and thus the poor silly woman ...
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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