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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Fundamentalists, as they prefer to be called, in the western United States,
particularly in Utah, Arizona, and Montana. Customized draperies manufactured
in a polygamist industry enhance the windows of many of Salt Lake City's finest
But it also unintentionally served as a catalyst for unifying the various factions of
the Fundamentalist movement. J. Reuben Clark's assignment as chief enforcer of
the church's anti- polygamy efforts had previously been the assignment of ...
Though no charges were filed, the group disbanded and Gudmundsen drifted to
California. A more prominent Fundamentalist group— one still in existence— is
the Davis County Cooperative Society. In 1935 Elden Kingston, who claimed to ...
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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