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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On 20 March 1888 Wilford Woodruff, president of the Quorum of the Twelve and
next in line for the church presidency, called the Twelve together and suggested
that it was "about time to organize the First Presidency." Controversy again ...
united enough to sustain Wilford Woodruff as the fourth president of the church,
and contrary to Grant's and Thatcher's opinion, the eighty-two-year- old Woodruff
proved to be the man of the hour. His administration solved the long-standing ...
Owen [Woodruff] was much opposed to anything against the principle which had
given him birth and which would tend to obliterate ... The conference vote, like the
6 October 1890 vote on the Wilford Woodruff Manifesto, supported the measure ...
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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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