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 . ... John Singer , a Fundamentalist
who refused to send his children to Utah public schools , was shot to death in
1979 by ...
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 antipolygamy efforts had previously been the assignment of ...
A more prominent Fundamentalist group - one still in existence — is the Davis
County Cooperative Society . ... s “ second elder , ” organized the co - op after his
claims to leadership in the primary Fundamentalist group were not recognized .
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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