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 ...
Abraham H. Cannon stood as proxy for his brother in the ceremony and
apparently also acted as proxy in fulfilling the request of their father, George Q.
Cannon, that he "raise up seed" for David. Eight months after Abraham's death
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen