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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to him for advice, Harris, supposing that there was nothing to the story, told him to
"take no notice of the girl, that she was full of the devil, and wanted to destroy the
prophet of god." But according to Harris, Smith "acknowledged that there was ...
"She wouldn't let me," he nodded towards his wife. "I told him," she reported, "that
if he ever took another wife, when he brought her in the front door I would go out
the back. And when I told his mother what I said she told me, If I had only a quilt, ...
Apostle Matthias F. Cowley related in 1911: "President Cannon told me he had
the authority from President Woodruff and Brother Joseph F. Smith told me on two
occasions that Brother Cannon had the authority and Brother Woodruff didn't ...
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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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