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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The Tribune took issue with the charging of John Taylor ' s death to the
persecution of federal officials : “ There has not been one moment during the past
two and a half years that John Taylor could not have shaken all fear of Federal
An especially difficult issue to resolve was the matter of continued cohabitation
with plural wives . Frank J . Cannon thought Woodruff initially viewed the
Manifesto as forbidding future cohabitation , but George Q . Cannon , during a 7
The government had both the power and the resolve to destroy the church ' s
influence in the territory if it did not publicly capitulate on the polygamy issue .
Woodruff defended his actions in several public statements . His sermon to a
group of ...
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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