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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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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