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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Frank J . Cannon thought Woodruff initially viewed the Manifesto as forbidding
future cohabitation , but George Q . Cannon , during a 7 October meeting of
church leaders , stressed that “ a man who will act the coward and shield himself
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 something
For background on this revelation , see Heber J . Grant discourse in Conference
Reports , October 1922 , 2 - 3 , and Kenney 8 ( 13 - 14 October 1882 ) : 126 - 27 .
Kenney 7 ( 31 August 1873 ) : 152 . Two years earlier on 24 October 1871 ...
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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