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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5 President John Taylor, the longtime champion of plural marriage, did not live to
see either the overwhelming ... Apostles Moses Thatcher, F. M. Lyman, Heber J.
Grant, and John Henry Smith demanded explanations from Cannon on actions ...
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 [
Smith, James E., and Philip R. Kunz. "Polygyny and Fertility in Nineteenth-
Century America." Population Studies 30 (1976): 565-80. Smith, John Henry.
Journal. University of Utah Library. , to Joseph F. Smith, 3 April 1888. Joseph F.
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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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