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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Ebenezer Robinson later remembered the excitement : “ Apostle Pratt had been
told Joseph wanted Orson ' s wife as his own plural wife and John C . Bennett
was accused of having committed adultery with his wife . Both men denied these
as first wife . ” But the adjustment required of the first wife in switching from
monogamy to polygamy was perhaps the most difficult of all . After years of an
exclusive relationship with a husband , having to share him with other women
was a trial ...
Sidney Rigdon ' s Latter Day Saint ' s Messenger and Advocate in an October
1845 letter “ TO THE SISTERS OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF
LATTER DAY SAINTS ” commented , If R [ ichards ) should take a notion to Hyde
) ' s wife ...
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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