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 . " The initial
Mormon reaction of shock and disbelief at the court ' s decision quickly turned to ...
When hearings on the issue began on 17 October 1887 , the church
unsuccessfully sought to force the case to the U . S . Supreme Court . In the
meantime , on 5 November , Marshal Frank H . Dyer was appointed receiver of
the church ' s ...
When the Murray Civil Service Commission upheld his dismissal , Potter filed a
civil suit in U . S . district court . Requesting reinstatement and retroactive pay ,
Potter insisted that the right “ to practice plural marriage is protected under the ...
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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