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).
"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 to the
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 - 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