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 acceptance of the state constitution on 1 August or
eventual statehood. He died at the Roueche home in Kaysville on 25 July.
Not only the original handwritten copy, but the journals of George Q. Cannon,
John Taylor, and Francis M. Lyman, as well as portions of the L. John Nuttall
journals have been tightly controlled by the First Presidency. Even serious
Tayler, Robert W., 165 Taylor, Frank Y., 186, 188 Taylor, John, 26, 50, 61, 68, 87,
89, 97, 111, 123, 125, 129-32, 133, 147, 187, 200; falsely accuses Sidney
Rigdon of polygamy, 73; denies Mormon polygamy (1850), 83, 85; initial reaction
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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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