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 part of his campaign Grant penned three extensive letters and submitted them to the New York Herald . The only letter of the three published ( 9 March 1852 ) denied charges of treason and other alleged Mormon crimes and defended ...
An examination of the W. W. Phelps Letter Collection reveals that Phelps was the prophet's ghostwriter on several occasions . In 1844 , for example , after Phelps had written Smith's U.S. presidential platform position entitled ...
8Bennett obtained a copy of the letter and published it in the 19 August 1842 Sangamo Journal . ... that the letter which has appeared in the Sangamo Journal , making part of General Bennett's letters to said paper , purporting to have ...
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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