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 doing in ...
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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
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Single best volume to understand the development of polygamy in Mormon history. Vollständige Rezension lesen