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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George Q. Cannon , Utah's territorial delegate to Congress and second
counselor to Brigham Young , felt that there was “ universal belief " among
Mormons that the polygamy law was unconstitutional . He correctly observed that
“ many ...
Abraham H. Cannon , son of George Q. Cannon , noted that during his 1886 stay
at the prison the men had been complaining for several days about the poor
quality of coffee sent to them . “ On being mentioned to the Warden , " Cannon
Few men have ever lived who have manifested such integrity and such
unflinching moral and physical courage , ” George Q. Cannon and Joseph F.
Smith eulogized in the 26 July 1887 Deseret News . They lamented that Taylor
had been ...
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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