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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George Q. Cannon, writing of Estee's comments in his 12 September 1890 diary,
worried about the "difficulty there was in writing such a document— the danger
there would be that we would either say too much or too little" (Quinn 1985, 43).
Woodruff himself, in a 20 August 1891 meeting of the First Presidency, church
lawyers, and some apostles, said, "Brethren, you may call it inspiration or
revelation, or what you please; as for me, I am satisfied it is from the Lord" (Quinn
professor D. Michael Quinn in his 1985 analysis of post-Manifesto marriages
presents intriguing circumstantial evidence that on 17 June 1896 in the Salt Lake
Temple Joseph F. Smith sealed Lillian Hamlin to the deceased and previously ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen