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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Sarah , however , rejected the prophet's polyandrous proposal , asking him to “ teach it to someone else . ” Although she kept the matter quiet , her husband and Smith evidently had difficulties over the incident .
Such statements by the prophet greatly influenced the real estate market , making it difficult for the Laws to sell their property . But a deeper souce of the Laws ' disaffection was their detestation of polygamy .
enough difficulties that the prophet was cited in the 17 June 1844 Nauvoo Neighbor Extra as blaming " all the sorrow he ever had in his family ” upon “ the influence of Wm Law . ” The friendship between Law and Emma Smith may have been ...
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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