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 representing the church in this solemn assembly
will not seal these charges as false by their vote." The conference vote, like the 6
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 ...
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 its ...
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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