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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Some of the speeches give evidence that in general knowledge in logic and in
rhetoric the so-called degraded ladies of Mormondom are quite equal to the
Women's Rights women of the East" (in MS 32 [8 March 1870]: 151). One month
Apostle Smith, who described Senator Edmunds as a man with the "face of a
monkey" who "looks to me as if he would take the cat's paw to put in the fire," was
greatly dismayed on 14 March when the House passed the bill by a vote of 199 to
Notes to Chapter 7 1In a 1 March 1845 letter Isaac Scott wrote of this confusion: "
The Church is now divided, and part go for Sidney Rigdon and William Law, the
only Presidents left the Church. The other part hold to the Twelve, who arrogate ...
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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