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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A whistle-blowing citizen raised "questions about [Potter's] ability to comply with
his oath of office," since he was in violation of Utah Code 76-7-101(1) -the anti-
polygamy statute. Like most polygamists with Mormon roots, Potter viewed the
They suggested that he appoint Joseph Smith III as governor of Utah, reasoning
that such a move would launch a missionary campaign in the territory which
would encourage a grassroots anti-polygamy revolt in the church (G. Larson
Crusades Against the Principle In conversation with a non-Mormon shortly after
the release of the 1933 statement from the First ... J. Reuben Clark's assignment
as chief enforcer of the church's anti- polygamy efforts had previously been the ...
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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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