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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Others were content to let polygamy run its course. "Mormon polygamy we think
may be safely left to the corrective power of advancing civilization," the New York
Sun editorialized; "The building of the Union Pacific Railroad has struck it a blow
The Mormon population in Mexico continued to grow. In less than a decade more
than three thousand Saints had estabished six polygamous colonies in Mexico—
five in Chihuahua and one in Sonora. Other polygamous colonizers moved ...
"Mormon Women and What They Think of Polygamy." The American Magazine
66 (May-October 1908): 41-47. Draper, Maurice L. Marriage in the Restoration: A
Brief Historical Doctrinal Review. Independence, Missouri: Herald Publishing ...
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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