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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But he was rejected by the majority of Mormons in favor of the leadership of the
Quorum of the Twelve under Brigham Young. Rigdon's continued efforts to make
himself the rallying standard for Mormonism resulted in his excommunication in ...
On 3 August the Quorum of the Twelve met to discuss the leadership void left by
Taylor's death. The meeting did not go smoothly. Several of the apostles took
advantage of the opportunity to lodge complaints against the actions of George Q
See also Kenney, 8 (5 October 1888): 520. 6Minutes of the Quorum of the Twelve
, 10 May 1911. Notes to Chapter 15 1The First Presidency had organized a
committee to promote Republicanism in the territory. John Henry Smith was
called on ...
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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