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 quorum president instigated ecclesiastical and civil actions which resulted in the man's excommunication and imprisonment . In 1909 church authorities established a committee consisting of apostles Lyman , John Henry Smith ...
The failure to reinstate Cowley and Taylor into the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as promised estranged them even more from other church leaders . For their part in taking additional plural wives and encouraging others to do so ...
The other brethren of the quorum maintained that it covered every place and they ( Taylor and Cowley ) claimed it referred to the United States . Then the question of their resigning came up . They were out of harmony with regard to ...
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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