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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Oliver Huntington , writing of this incident in his autobiography , explained : “ Zina
' s husband took to himself another woman before he had returned from England
to the Bluffs . . . and ( Zina ] chose a guardian , who could supply her with ...
There was another church - approved way in which a woman could leave a man“
if the woman preferred a man higher in authority , ” President Young explained , “
and he is willing to take her and her husband gives her up . There is no bill of ...
strength of my nature , but Sister , I have suffered all that a woman can endure . I
am old and helpless , and would rather stand up anywhere , and say anything
commanded of me , than to be turned out of my home in my old age which I
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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