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 - wickenden - LibraryThing
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
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
THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS
STIRRINGS IN Nauvoo
PROTECTING THE LORDS ANOINTED
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