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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To complicate matters further for the Pratts , Bennett's 15 July letter urged Sarah to come forth and confirm the details ... Brigham told Parley that Orson “ is all but crazy about matters , you may aske what the matter is concirning ...
Robinson claimed that Smith took her into a room , " locked the door , and then stated to her that he had had an affection for her for several years , and wished that she should be his ; that the Lord was well pleased with this matter ...
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 ...
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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