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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In a 1 March 1845 letter Isaac Scott wrote of this confusion: "The Church is now
divided, and part go for Sidney Rigdon and William Law, the only Presidents left
the Church. The other part hold to the Twelve, who arrogate to themselves the ...
In addition, not only would amnesty be offered to polygamists who complied with
specific conditions but children born to plural marriages prior to 1 January 1883
would be declared legitimate.2 House debate on the bill began on 13 March.
"The Memoirs of President Joseph Smith (1832-1914)." Serialized in Saints'
Herald, 1934-37. Smith, Joseph F. "Polygamy in the United States -Has it Political
Significance?" North American Review, March 1903, 450-58. , to Anthony W.
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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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