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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I thought through this life my time will be my own , ” she wrote in a letter to be
opened after her death , “ the step I now am taking's for eternity alone ” ( “
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... sake don't handle them but let us take the consequences ” ( Smoot to First
Presidency , 8 December 1905 , Smoot Collection ) . Quorum president Francis M
. Lyman wrote back one week later to advise , “ You may feel at perfect liberty to ...
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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