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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Frank J. Cannon thought Woodruff initially viewed the Manifesto as forbidding
future cohabitation, but George Q. Cannon, during a 7 October meeting of church
leaders, stressed that "a man who will act the coward and shield himself behind ...
As the 3 October 1890 Salt Lake Tribune wryly noted: "Our recollection is that [
Woodruff] says he knows nothing of such marriages. That is, he personally has
not given his written consent to them. He was not present at the marriages. No
"If nothing is done [about Cowley and Taylor] at the October Conference," he
wrote to his wife Rose in Utah on 9 April 1905, "I would not be in Senator Smoot's
shoes for one million cold cash -to be candid, I would not now" (Badger
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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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