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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The Council of Fifty acted as a shadow government ; council members often
doubled as officials in the territorial hierarchy . John M . Bernhisel was selected
by the Council of Fifty to pursue territorial status in Washington . Soon thereafter ...
advised : “ You are better without any government from the hands of Congress
than with a Territorial government . The political intrigues of government officers
will be against you . . . . You do not want corrupt political men from Washington ...
George Q . Cannon , Utah ' s territorial delegate to Congress and second
counselor to Brigham Young , felt that there was " universal belief " among
Mormons that the polygamy law was unconstitutional . He correctly observed that
“ many ...
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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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