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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Sarah later recalled the details herself : “ Shortly after Joseph made his
propositions to me . . . they enraged me so that I refused to accept any help from
the tithing house or the bishop . ” She added that “ Bennett , who was of a
sarcastic turn of ...
This feeling was enhanced on 20 October 1889 when Woodruff was quoted in
the Salt Lake Tribune as saying , “ I have refused to give any recommendations
for the performance of plural marriages since I have been President . . . and have
Though Ivins had attended the world ' s fair in Saint Louis during September
1904 , he refused to testify in Washington . Several years later he told a son why
he had not gone : “ It is none of the Senate ' s business what the Mormons were ...
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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