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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They were given a letter from Cannon to President Anthony W. Ivins of the Juarez
Mexico Stake and were ... Yet some statements by the church president himself,
as well as by other members of the First Presidency, promoted both continued ...
a history Richard S. Van Wagoner. Church. Bro. Owen [Woodruff] was much
opposed to anything against the principle which had given him birth and which
would tend to obliterate it" (ibid., 6 April 1904). On Sunday, April 7, President
Smith did ...
When he received word of the patriarchs' involvement, President Smith issued
another church-wide directive to stake presidents. "Having reason to believe that
some members of the Church are secretly engaged in advising and encouraging
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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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