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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"Not the least," Smith replied (Pusey, 189). Even Reed Smoot was nervous about
Smith's curious testimony. After the church president returned to Utah in April
1904, Smoot wrote him that a Mrs. Stanley was going to state before the
Smith's "advice would be to the Mormon people to arrange their affairs so as to
obey the law, and further, that he himself ... On 2 April church attorney Franklin S.
Richards urged President Smith to say something "to the Conference in regard to
Though the 1904 Manifesto sought and obtained Mormon confirmation of
President Smith's statements before the Smoot hearings, most Saints knew little
of the covert post-Manifesto polygamy that church leaders had been supporting.
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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