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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To counter negative publicity on Mormon issues , Brigham Young sent his
counselor Jedediah M . Grant east to coordinate church public relations . As part
of his campaign Grant penned three extensive letters and submitted them to the
Apostle Moses Thatcher added , “ I have yet to meet the first man among all the
eminent men with whom I have conversed upon our question who feels that our
past family relations should be disrupted . ” Heber J . Grant , later to become ...
During a 25 July 1937 interview conducted in London , Grant expanded his view
that the demands of the law superseded any commandment to live polygamy . “
We never believed polygamy was wrong , " the church president said , “ and ...
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen