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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He has felt strongly impelled to do what he has, and he has spoken with great
plainness to the brethren in regard to the necessity of something of this kind
being done. [H]e has stated that the Lord had made it plain to him that this was
his duty, ...
Respecting Emma's use of the Relief Society to curtail polygamy, Emily P. Young
noted: "She took occasion from the President to work upon the sister's feelings,
and cause them to betray their brethren who were in polygamy and in that way ...
The question of the scope of the manifesto [Woodruff) was also discussed. The
other brethren of the quorum maintained that it covered every place and they [
Taylor and Cowley] claimed it referred to the United States. Then the question of
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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