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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Fearful of Mormon secessionary action , he appointed a new slate of territorial
officials for Utah , providing them with a ... He defended his actions in his
December 1857 message to Congress by declaring that Brigham Young ' s
power was ...
On 16 February the Senate passed Edmunds ' s legislation , laying legal
groundwork for court action against Mormons not only for the difficult - to -
prosecute offense of polygamy but also for the more easily substantiated "
I have been deceived , " the statement began , " and . . . wherever and whenever I
have given counsel or taken action ... as adopted by the Church and in force , I
have been wholly in error in counsel , and my actions have been null and void .
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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