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More Wives Than One

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Beschreibung

When Joseph Smith announced his revelation that plural marriage was essential to attaining the highest level of eternal salvation, he introduced what became the most notorious aspect of Mormon culture. This title offers a look at the long-term interaction between belief and the practice of polygamy, or plural marriage, among the Latter-day Saints.

Klappentext

An in-depth examination of the Mormon marriage system in its early days

Zusammenfassung
More Wives Than One offers an in-depth look at the long-term interaction between belief and the practice of polygamy, or plural marriage, among the Latter-day Saints. Focusing on the small community of Manti, Utah, Kathryn M. Daynes provides an intimate view of how Mormon doctrine and Utah laws on marriage and divorce were applied in people's lives.

Produktinformationen

Titel: More Wives Than One
Untertitel: Transformation of the Mormon Marriage System, 1840-1910
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EAN: 9780252075605
ISBN: 978-0-252-07560-5
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: University Of Illinois Press
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 328
Gewicht: 536g
Größe: H228mm x B152mm x T24mm
Jahr: 2008