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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I saw 300 of my brethren enter the penitentiary for similar reasons and 220 of
them emerged from prison while I was there. I feel none the worse for my
experience. My testimony is stronger than ever. It is pleasing to God for men to go
to prison ...
One of Taylor's plural wives told a son that in 1905 Joseph F. Smith had said to
both men, "You brethren are called upon to make this sacrifice, but you will lose
nothing from it. When things quiet down you will be reinstated" (Samuel W. Taylor
But Cowley, unlike Taylor, wanted to stay in the church. "I want you brethren," he
said, according to the official minutes, "to prove John W. Taylor a false prophet
when he said that I would be excommunicated from the Church. If there is
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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