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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Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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