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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Leaders of the monogamist Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints proposed a compromise to U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes which they hoped would avert bloodshed on the polygamy issue . They suggested that he appoint ...
In less than a decade more than three thousand Saints had estabished six polygamous colonies in Mexico - five in Chihuahua and one in Sonora . Other polygamous colonizers moved north to the Canadian province of Alberta .
Explaining the need to distance orthodox Mormons from polygamists , he added : “ We are willing to go to such limits ... because we wish to do everything humanly possible to make our attitude toward this matter so clear , definite , and ...
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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