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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The response of church leaders to John Sharp's course of action fully conformed
to their opinion of the amnesty clause in the Edmunds Act. "A premium is placed
on perfidy and heartless villainy," the Deseret News editorialized on 27 January ...
he added in the 8 January 1900 News, "to form a plural marriage or enter into
such relation." But several apostles, including Marriner W. Merrill and George
Teasdale, "stood firmly in favor of polygamy" when the issue was discussed in a ...
Salt Lake City: N.p., 1884. Coulter, Forrest Benjamin. "Elimination of Polygamy
Among the Mormons." Master's thesis, University of Colorado, 1939. Cowdery,
Oliver, to Warren Cowdery, 21 January 1838. Original in Huntington Library.
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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