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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In 1851 federal officials arrived in Salt Lake City to administer the new territorial government and immediately clashed with church leaders . Mormons , viewing the easterners as political hacks , refused to cooperate with them .
They lamented that Taylor had been “ killed by the cruelty of those officials who have in this Territory misrepresented the government of the United States . " The anti - Mormon Salt Lake Tribune came to the defense of the government ...
Regardless of the motivations behind the raid , officials quickly began the legal processing of Short Creekers . ... and it was nearly a week before the confusing array of children and wives could be straightened out by the officials .
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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