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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Young's telegram reached President Taylor on 27 February 1887 , shortly after the church president had been informed of the death of his wife Sophie . “ If Scott amendment will satisfy President Cleveland , ” the mourning church leader ...
Church leaders issued an appeal to the nation for greater understanding and tolerance . President Woodruff , viewed by some of his colleagues as a better fisherman than administrator , was keenly aware of the precarious position of the ...
Blaine drafted a statement which he urged church leaders to adopt . Apostle Abraham H. Cannon noted in his 12 June diary that Woodruff " showed me a paper which Secretary of State Blaine had prepared for the leading authorities of the ...
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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