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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Several months later, in mid-December, while incarcerated in Liberty, Missouri,
he wrote a "Letter to the Church" which reflected his personal difficulties. Perhaps
in reference to the Alger rumors, he asked, "Was it for committing adultery that ...
"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" ("
Retrospection"). But she reportedly had misinterpreted Smith's intent. She
confided to a close ...
On his four-day train trip back to the capitol, Smoot changed his mind. "If I went to
President Roosevelt and told him Taylor and Cowley had admitted their guilt," he
later wrote to President Smith, "the President in his blunt, honest, and personal ...
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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