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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entry for the day pointedly says : “ Received a Revelation in the office in presence of Hyrum & Wm Clayton . ” And the 25 August 1843 entry in the History of the Church reads : “ My brother Hyrum in the office conversing with me about ...
revelation would became the law of the church in 1852 , despite the destruction of the original copy . On 12 July 1843 , after Hyrum returned from being rebuked by Emma , the revelation was read to several other church leaders .
“ As to this pretended revelation , ” the statement , as published in the 18 June 1933 Church Section of the Deseret News , read , the archives of the Church contain no such revelation ; nor any evidence justifying ...
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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