Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1989 - 255 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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Apostle John Henry Smith discussed this in a 3 April 1888 letter to his cousin,
Joseph F. Smith. "It looks to me," he wrote two years before the Manifesto, "as if
the only chance on that score [statehood] is to give the whole business away [
President Wilford Woodruff, John W. Taylor, Brigham Young, Jr., Matthias F.
Cowley, George Teasdale, Marriner W. ... 1903, implies that Apostle F. M. Lyman
was the lone apostle who interpreted the Manifesto as banning new polygamy,
Church leaders sent Apostle John Henry Smith to Mexico to bring back Cowley,
who was known by the pseudonym "Westlake." The wayward apostle could not
be found. Angered, Smith ordered church leaders in Mexico to "trace Westlake ...
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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
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