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 ...
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