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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The president called for church sanction of the statement : “ I want to see today whether the Latter - day Saints ... Though the 1904 Manifesto sought and obtained Mormon confirmation of President Smith's statements before the Smoot ...
“ 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 ...
8Mormons have not given the 1835 marriage statement the attention deserved by its pivotal historical significance . The neglect is understandable : the section is no longer in the Mormon scriptures . When the church officially announced ...
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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