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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as the articulate George Q. Cannon put it , afterwards viewed " the Supreme Court of the United States on one side and the Lord on the other . " s The initial Mormon reaction of shock and disbelief at the court's decision quickly turned ...
God is greater than the United States . And when the Government conflicts with Heaven , we will be ranged under the banner of Heaven and against the government . " " Polygamy , " Taylor insisted , “ is a divine institution .
United Effort Plan , 202 United Order , 218 United Press , 197 “ Unlawful cohabitation , ” 120 , 159-60 , 167 , 172-80 , 192 , 196 , 251 , 259 Utah , granted territorial status , 81 ; statehood bids , 105 , 117 , 126-28 , 133 , 136 ...
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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