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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Like most polygamists with Mormon roots , Potter viewed the Utah law as
unconstitutional , an interference with his First Amendment rights . In early
October 1985 , however , the United States Supreme Court declined to y review
Potter ' s ...
Scores of federal officials were brought into the territory to conduct " cohab hunts ,
" and bounties were offered for information leading to the arrest of polygamists .
Mormons not wishing to give up their plural wives and children faced dismal ...
The pardoned polygamists were expected to live " only with their legal wives , in
homes separate from those occupied by their plural spouses and the children . "
They had to “ make a sincere effort to support the other women and the scores of
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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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