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 lamented that Taylor had been "killed by the cruelty of those officials who
have in this Territory misrepresented the government of the United States." The
anti-Mormon Salt Lake Tribune came to the defense of the government officials in
This concerned some of the old, non-polygamist Mormon settlers, who reported
the action to church officials. Ex-senator Reed Smoot, a member of the Quorum of
the Twelve, was sent to Hurricane at the request of Zion Park stake president ...
Though Arizona officials had expected violence from the community, the raid was
, in the words of a Salt Lake Tribune reporter, "like a lawn party at a country
church." Younger prisoners joked about their plight, eagerly posed for pictures,
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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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