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
Church leaders sent Apostle John Henry Smith to Mexico to bring back Cowley,
who was known by the pseudonym "Westlake." The wayward apostle could not
be found. Angered, Smith ordered church leaders in Mexico to "trace Westlake ...
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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