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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In a retrospective newspaper account months later , Martha Brotherton , a young Nauvoo woman , reported that during the same week the debates were held she was privately approached by Brigham Young and asked “ were it lawful and right ...
Another Nauvoo woman , Mary Clift , testified in high council affidavits of 29 August 1842 and 4 September 1842 that she was pregnant with Gustavius Hills's child . She said he told her that " the heads of the Church practiced such ...
Further evidence that Ivins was acting under authority from Salt Lake City was his 1932 letter to a woman who had been excommunicated for becoming a plural wife after 1904.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - wickenden - LibraryThing
Van Wagoner writes a compelling account of early Mormon polygamy. A fascinating look at how one modern American religion's culture evolved from it's beginnings with in the mid-1800's until it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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