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 eminent ...
Shortly after returning from this extensive trip, Woodruff and George Q. Cannon
left Salt Lake City for California. The Republican Party had recently come to
power with the election of Benjamin Harrison, and church leaders discussed the
Just four years earlier George Q. Cannon, in a powerful 1 May 1885 editorial in
The Juvenile Instructor, had warned against the "Vain and delusive hope" that the
"people of god" would renounce plural marriage. "To comply with the request of ...
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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