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 1 843 entry in the History of the
Church reads: "My brother Hyrum in the office conversing with me about the new
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. Towards ...
This position paper was approved by the other members of the First Presidency
and issued as an "Official Statement." "As to this pretended revelation," the
statement, as published in the 18 June 1933 Church Section of the Deseret News
, read ...
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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