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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Apostle John Taylor , editor of the 15 November 1844 Times and Seasons ,
published a letter from " An Old Man of Israel ” which denounced the “ sham
quotations of Sidney Rigdon and his clique , under the ' dreadful splendor ' of '
Apostle John Henry Smith related that apostles Lorenzo Snow , Franklin D .
Richards , Moses Thatcher , and Francis Lyman immediately approved the
Manifesto when the full quorum met on 30 September . But others , including
Smith himself ...
Church leaders sent Apostle John Henry Smith to Mexico to bring back Cowley ,
who was known by the pseudonym " Westlake . ” The wayward apostle could not
be found . Angered , Smith ordered church leaders in Mexico to “ trace Westlake
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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