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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Outspoken apostle John W . Taylor , though acknowledging " the hand of the
Lord ” in the action , remained unsettled on the issue . “ My father when President
of the Church , " he said , " sought to find a way to evade the conflict between the
The government had both the power and the resolve to destroy the church ' s
influence in the territory if it did not publicly capitulate on the polygamy issue .
Woodruff defended his actions in several public statements . His sermon to a
group of ...
Bullough , Vern L . " Polygamy : An Issue in the Election of 1860 . " Utah Historical
Quarterly 29 ( April 1961 ) : 118 – 26 . Burgess - Olson , Vicky . " Family Structure
and Dynamics in Early Utah Mormon Families – 1847 - 1885 . " Ph . D . diss .
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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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