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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Carl Badger blamed much of Smoot's difficulties on the two. "Apostles Taylor and
Cowley must come to Washington," he affirmed to a friend. "I think we are greatly
indebted to [Taylor] for all this 'unpleasantness,— if you can refer to a national ...
Badger noted in his 12 February 1905 journal that "from all I can learn, if anything
is done with Cowley and Taylor, by the leaders of the Church, it will be because
they are forced to do something." Smoot suffered much pressure from his fellow ...
l2Carl Badger to Ed Jenkins, 16 March 1904, Badger Collection. 13Evidence
suggests, however, that John W. Taylor, like Ivins, Woodruff, and Teasdale, was
instructed not to go to Washington. Several accounts imply that when F. M.
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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