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
During a 25 July 1937 interview conducted in London , Grant expanded his view
that the demands of the law superseded any commandment to live polygamy . “
We never believed polygamy was wrong , " the church president said , “ and ...
... iv Sloan , James , 21 Smith , Agnes Coolbrith , 19 Smith , Alexander , 75 Smith ,
Andrew , 217 Smith , Bathsheba , 230 Smith , Charles , 53 Smith , Don Carlos (
Joseph ' s brother ) , 17 ; opposes polygamy , 19 Smith , Don Carlos ( Joseph ' s ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen