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
been the ...
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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