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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Apparently Emma later found out about the relationship , for Eliza abruptly moved into the Jonathan Holmes residence on 11 February 1843 ( Beecher , " Journal , " 402 ) . Eliza's absence from the Smith home evidently left a void in the ...
But several apostles , including Marriner W. Merrill and George Teasdale , “ stood firmly in favor of polygamy ” when the issue was discussed in a meeting of the apostles two days later . 10 Dissension in the ranks of the hierarchy over ...
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 ...
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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