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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At the same time church leaders initiated several tactics designed to promote
statehood and thus to save the church from the effects of the government ' s legal
maneuverings . On the advice of the leaders of both major U . S . political parties
was not endorsed by church leaders . Meanwhile the Utah Commission , which
had recommended that all Mormons , whether polygamists or not , be
disfranchised , issued a 22 August 1890 " Annual Report " to the Department of
the Interior ...
faith . ” “ Under the circumstances , " Smith asked Smoot , " could we consistently
be expected to humiliate them by ... plural wives after April 1904 or who
encouraged others to do so were a different matter in the minds of church leaders
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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
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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