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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"We never believed polygamy was wrong," the church president said, "and never
will. ... Heber J. Grant, later became the plural wife of stake president George C.
Parkinson in a 1902 Colorado ceremony performed by Apostle Matthias Cowley.
4Clawson was pardoned on 12 December 1887 by President Grover Cleveland.
Two weeks later he was set apart as a stake president in Brigham City. Ten years
later he became a forty-one-year-old apostle, and in 1921 he began a ...
They [Taylor and Cowley] said they would answer if they could have five minutes
to talk with President Smith, ... Joseph Eckersley explained in his 2-6 September
1903 journal that after stake president Joseph Robinson had written to the First ...
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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