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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Apostle Abraham H . Cannon noted in his 5 April 1894 diary that both George Q .
Cannon and Wilford Woodruff approved of such arrangements . “ I believe in
concubinage , " George Q . is recorded as saying , " or some plan whereby men
... that " something will be done . " He emphasized that it was George Q . Cannon
' s promise that made it possible for the Cullom - Strubble Bill to be " held back ,
with the certainty that it would never become law if we met the nation half way .
Just four years earlier George Q . Cannon , in a powerful 1 May 1885 editorial in
The Juvenile Instructor , had warned against the " Vain and delusive hope " that
the " people of god ” would renounce plural marriage . “ To comply with the ...
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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