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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Badger noted in his 12 February 1905 journal that "from all I can learn, if anything
is done with Cowley and Taylor, by the leaders of the Church, it will be because
they are forced to do something." Smoot suffered much pressure from his fellow ...
J. W. Taylor and Cowley should not be sacrificed unless required by C[om- mittee
] on P[rivileges] and Ejections] to save you" (Smoot Collection).12 Smoot wired
the next day that he thought he would not be expelled. He also informed the First
Two of the new polygamists listed in the 8 October Salt Lake Tribune were ex-
apostles Matthias Cowley and John W. Taylor. At the time of their resignations
both men presumed that when the storm had blown over they would be
reinstated to ...
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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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