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. Woodruff wrote of his hope for Utah
statehood to his good friend William Atkin on 18 March 1889 : “ We are now ,
politically speaking , a dependency or ward of the United States ; but in a State
capacity we ...
One week later , in the 27 October 1889 Salt Lake Herald , Woodruff was asked ,
" What is the church attitude toward the law prohibiting polygamy ? " Woodruff
replied , “ We mean to obey it . We have no thought of evading or ignoring it .
Owen ( Woodruff ] was much opposed to anything against the principle which
had given him birth and which would tend to obliterate it " ( ibid . , 6 April 1904 ) .
On Sunday , April 7 , President Smith did indeed present a “ Second Manifesto "
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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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