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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"For a man to seek a divorce is almost unheard of," Apostle George Q. Cannon
noted when explaining the legal and religious safeguards for divorced women. "
The liberty upon this point rests with the woman, and as regards a Separation, ...
Few women— or men— were. Sarah half heartedly went along with the system
for nearly a quarter of a century, as her son Arthur put it, "from an earnest,
conscientious desire to do what was right as a Mormon, and to please a husband
"Mormon Women and What They Think of Polygamy." The American Magazine
66 (May-October 1908): 41-47. Draper, Maurice L. Marriage in the Restoration: A
Brief Historical Doctrinal Review. Independence, Missouri: Herald Publishing ...
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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