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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... good reason to feel as Charlotte Haven did about polygamy . On 5 October
1843 the prophet made his most pointed denunciation of plural marriage . Willard
Richards , keeper of Smith ' s personal journal , recorded on this date : "
President Taylor also recorded a revelation on the matter . In response to the
question , “ Is the law of Celestial Marriage a law given to this nation or to the
world , ” Taylor dictated the “ word of the Lord ” on the subject . “ Concerning the
... did not inform his first counselor , George Q . Cannon , of this decision until the
fall . Asked by a stake president what to do about plural marriages , Cannon
recorded in his 9 September diary that Woodruff said , “ THIRTEEN 137.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen