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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Church leaders sent Apostle John Henry Smith to Mexico to bring back Cowley,
who was known by the pseudonym "Westlake ... He too returned empty-handed.
13 President Smith, upon learning that both Cowley and Taylor refused to testify
minutes later Gibbs wired again, "Brethren beginning to feel J. W. Taylor and
Cowley should not be sacrificed unless required by Qommittee] on Privileges]
and Ejections] to save you."17 Smoot wired the next day that he thought he would
13Evidence suggests, however, that John W. Taylor, like Ivins, Woodruff, and
Teasdale, was instructed not to go to ... Regardless of whether Taylor and/or
Cowley had been advised against testifying, Smoot was relieved they did not
come to ...
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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