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 first Mormon expedition to Mexico in 1875 also sought suitable areas for settlement , and serious colonization began in the mid - 1880s . In early 1884 , President John Taylor instructed stake president Christopher Layton to move ...
Joseph F. Smith , who was also present , advised Allred that “ many Saints had already moved to Mexico for that very purpose , and others were going ” ( Allred 1968 , 199 ) . Though polygamy was illegal in the area of Mexico where ...
Family ties had been established , covenants of the most sacred character were entered into , and it was thought that in exceptional cases , where such conditions existed , and people were in Mexico , marriages might be solemnized .
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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