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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There was another church-approved way in which a woman could leave a man—
"if the woman preferred a man higher in authority," President Young explained, "
and he is willing to take her and her husband gives her up. There is no bill of ...
Few women— or men— were. Sarah half heartedly went along with the system
for nearly a quarter of a century, as her son Arthur put it, "from an earnest,
conscientious desire to do what was right as a Mormon, and to please a husband
"Mormon Women and What They Think of Polygamy." The American Magazine
66 (May-October 1908): 41-47. Draper, Maurice L. Marriage in the Restoration: A
Brief Historical Doctrinal Review. Independence, Missouri: Herald Publishing ...
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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