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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At the same time church leaders initiated several tactics designed to promote
statehood and thus to save the church from the effects of the government's legal
maneuverings. On the advice of the leaders of both major U.S. political parties, ...
was not endorsed by church leaders. Meanwhile the Utah Commission, which
had recommended that all Mormons, whether polygamists or not, be
disfranchised, issued a 22 August 1890 "Annual Report" to the Department of the
Carl Badger was keenly aware of the church's predicament over the refusal of
many leading Mormons to appear in Washington. Badger told Smoot that he was
discouraged with church leaders and voiced his opinion that "something must be
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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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