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 ...
“ The general sentiment is a hope it is in good faith , ” he was quoted in the 30 September Deseret News , “ but many things lead to doubt . ” He noted that the statement “ does not come in the usual channel ” and that while submission ...
In an 8 September Quorum of the Twelve meeting Reed Smoot proposed that “ all new cases should be excommunicated from the church and that action should be taken at once . Also that the church should not retain any man taking a plural ...
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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