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 . On 19 May 1842 , at a Nauvoo ...
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 . In an 1887 interview William ...
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
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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