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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Outspoken apostle John W. Taylor , though acknowledging “ the hand of the Lord ” in the action , remained unsettled on the issue . “ My father when President of the Church , ” he said , " sought to find a way to evade the conflict ...
This is in the hands of the Lord and He will govern and control it " ( Cowley , 570-71 ) . Following the remarks by Cannon and Woodruff , Orson F. Whitney , a talented poet , musician , and a future apostle , then read the Manifesto to ...
George Q. Cannon , during the 6 October General Conference , explained to the Saints : “ We have waited for the Lord to move in the matter ; and on the 24th of September , President Woodruff made up his mind that he would write ...
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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