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 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
During a 25 July 1937 interview conducted in London, Grant expanded his view
that the demands of the law superseded any commandment to live polygamy. "
We never believed polygamy was wrong," the church president said, "and never
... 98, 113; advocates civil disobedience, 112; 26 January 1880 revelation
supporting continued polygamy, 115, 123; lack of support to organize First
Presidency, 131-32; Manifesto (1890), ix, 132, 135, 133-42, 143-52, 153, 157,
162, 168, 174, ...
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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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