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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A great deal of attention was devoted to the church's commercial and political
activities, although post-Manifesto polygamy commanded the center ring
throughout the investigation. President Joseph F. Smith, the first witness called by
Though the 1904 Manifesto sought and obtained Mormon confirmation of
President Smith's statements before the Smoot hearings, most Saints knew little
of the covert post-Manifesto polygamy that church leaders had been supporting.
The question of the scope of the manifesto [Woodruff) was also discussed. ... The
only 1890 apostle to view the Woodruff Manifesto with worldwide application was
F. M. Lyman, who led the post- 1904 efforts of the hierarchy to purge polygamy ...
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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