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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A History Richard S. Van Wagoner. attained they hoped plural marriage could
again be openly practiced under lenient or amended state laws . Apostle John
Henry Smith discussed this in a 3 April 1888 letter to his cousin , Joseph F . Smith
Despite Smith ' s reassurances that the church did not officially support new
plural marriages , monogamist apostle Reed Smoot ' s 1902 announcement of
his candidacy for the U . S . Senate provided a convenient focus for anti -
The Joseph Eckersley Journal , 2 - 6 Sept . 1903 , implies that Apostle F . M .
Lyman was the lone apostle who interpreted the Manifesto as banning new
polygamy , and " he was not in harmony with the rest of the Apostles on that
subject . " 7 .
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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
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