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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Church leaders sent Apostle John Henry Smith to Mexico to bring back Cowley,
who was known by the pseudonym "Westlake." The wayward apostle could not
be found. Angered, Smith ordered church leaders in Mexico to "trace Westlake ...
Cowley, less combative than John W. Taylor, did not initially harbor ill feelings
towards other church leaders. ... Visited in Mexico by apostles John Henry Smith,
Francis M. Lyman, and Anthony W. Ivins, Taylor accused the church of cowardice
E. L. Kelley Collection. RLDS Archives. , to John Henry Smith, 20 January 1886.
George A. Smith Collection. University of Utah Library. , to John W Rigdon, 29
April 1905. John W Rigdon Collection. LDS Archives. , and Herman C. Smith.
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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