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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By the end of 1885 hundreds of Mormon colonists were pouring into Chihuahua
in northern Mexico . " Our affairs in Mexico for opening settlements for our people
, are quite satisfactory at present , " L . John Nuttall , secretary to the First ...
In a 21 May letter to apostles Brigham Young , Jr . , and Moses Thatcher , who
were in Mexico , he warned that a member of the Mexican Congress had advised
him not to raise the issue of Mormon polygamy in that country because " there
And until 1904 scores of new plural marriages were authorized and performed in
Mexico , Canada , and even in the United States . Byron Harvey Allred was
evidently one of the first individuals permitted to marry a plural wife after the ...
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
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PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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