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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Catherine Fuller Warren in her 20 May 1842 testimony responded to charges of "
unchaste and unvirtuous conduct with John C. Bennett and others" by admitting
to having intercourse not only with him but with Chauncy Higbee and the ...
"Did you not have any interest in finding out" whether there had been a marriage,
attorney Robert W. Tayler persisted. "Not the least," Smith replied (Pusey, 189).
Even Reed Smoot was nervous about Smith's curious testimony. After the church
Though he did perform the marriage, it could have been a proxy sealing uniting a
dead man and his fiancee.2 But government investigators were understandably
frustrated with Smith's testimony. Smith himself felt that he had done little to ...
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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