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 question of whether the Manifesto was a divine manifestation or a political ruse designed to “ beat the devil at his own game ” has long been a subject of debate . George Q. Cannon , during the 6 October General Conference ...
The conference vote , like the 6 October 1890 vote on the Wilford Woodruff Manifesto , supported the measure ( Roberts 1930 , 6 : 401 ) . Though the 1904 Manifesto sought and obtained Mormon confirmation of President Smith's statements ...
The question of the scope of the manifesto ( Woodruff ] was also discussed . The other brethren of the quorum maintained that it covered every place and they ( Taylor and Cowley ) claimed it referred to the United States .
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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