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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I feel like a lamb without a mother , I do not blame any person or persons , no —
May the Lord our Father bless Brother Brigham and all purtains unto him forever .
tell him for me I have no feelings against him nor never had , all is right ...
in his 9 September diary that Woodruff said , “ I feel that it is not proper for any
marriages of this kind to be performed in the ... A feeling was developing among
many that the church was finally bowing to government demands on polygamy .
minutes later Gibbs wired again , “ Brethren beginning to feel J . W . Taylor and
Cowley should not be sacrificed unless required by C [ ommittee ) on P [ rivileges
) and E [ lections ) to save you . ” 17 Smoot wired the next day that he thought he
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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