Mormon polygamy: a history
Signature Books, 1986 - 307 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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I did not, could not, and would not promise [the nation] that you would desert your
wives and children. This you cannot do in honor" (Abraham H. Cannon Journal, 7
October 1890). Another unsettled matter was whether the Manifesto was to ...
The post-Manifesto plural marriage most talked about in Washington during the
hearings was the June 1896 union of Apostle Abraham H. Cannon with Lillian
Hamlin. George Q. Cannon had been deeply grieved by the death of his ...
Defending his position, Smith annnounced he was "advancing the work of the
Lord" by disposing "of the theory that this Territory belonged to the Democrats by
divine right" (Abraham H. Cannon Journal, 9 July 1891). 2Abraham H. Cannon ...
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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