Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 Seiten
In this comprehensive survey of LDS polygamy, Van Wagoner traces the origins of the theology in Ohio, the peculiarities common to the practice in the Midwest and later Utah, and the extent of post-1890 plural marriage in Utah, Canada, and Mexico. He includes a chapter on contemporary, fundamentalist polygamy, which claims about 20,000 adherents throughout the so-called Mormon Corridor. What emerges is a fascinating and epic story.
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Young's telegram reached President Taylor on 27 February 1887, shortly after
the church president had been informed of the death of his wife Sophie. "If Scott
amendment will satisfy President Cleveland," the mourning church leader ...
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
Carl Badger was keenly aware of the church's predicament over the refusal of
many leading Mormons to appear in Washington. Badger told Smoot that he was
discouraged with church leaders and voiced his opinion that "something must be
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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
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