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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I believe in concubinage , " George Q . is recorded as saying , " or some plan
whereby men and women can live together under sacred ordinances and vows
until they can be married . " Woodruff responded to Cannon ' s suggestion , " If
... marriages shortly after he organized the First Presidency in April 1889 . He did
not inform his first counselor , George Q . Cannon , of this decision until the fall .
Asked by a stake president what to do about plural marriages , Cannon recorded
With the exception of Lorenzo Snow , who cohabited only with his youngest wife ,
not a single apostle or member of the First Presidency discontinued connubial
relationships with plural wives . Apostle Abraham H . Cannon recorded several ...
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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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