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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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 ...
minutes later Gibbs wired again , “ Brethren beginning to feel J. W. Taylor and Cowley should not be sacrificed unless required by C [ ommittee ] on P ...
Cowley expressed the same understanding to another of Taylor's sons in 1937 ... “ These brethren ( Taylor and Cowley ) are not on trial nor have they ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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