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 21 May letter to apostles Brigham Young, Jr., and Moses Thatcher, who were
in Mexico, he warned that a member of the Mexican Congress had advised him
not to raise the issue of Mormon polygamy in that country because "there was a ...
And until 1904 scores of new plural marriages were authorized and performed in
Mexico, Canada, and even in the United States. Byron Harvey Allred was
evidently one of the first individuals permitted to marry a plural wife after the
But polygamy was authorized for those who were willing to travel to Mexico.
Authorization was usually given by George Q. Cannon, who had initially
proposed that plural marriages continue to be performed in Mexico. Woodruff,
now nearing ...
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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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