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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In February 1873 he outlined the necessary legislation , and on 23 June 1874 the
Poland Law gave U . S . district courts in Utah exclusive civil and criminal
jurisdiction , thus limiting probate courts to estate and divorce settlement . Despite
Anderson presided over court proceedings which eventually removed eight
children from the household of Utah Short Creeker Vera Black , the plural wife of
Leonard O . Black , husband of three wives and father to twenty - six children .
In Potter ' s second appeal , before the U . S . Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ,
justices ruled that , because monogamy is the " bedrock upon which our culture is
built , " the State of Utah is justified in upholding and enforcing its ban on plural ...
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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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