Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 55

Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 55

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... man have a wife, who holds the keys of his power, and he teaches unto her the law of my Priesthood, as pertaining to these things. then shall she believe, and administer unto him, or she shall be destroyed, saith the Lord your God, for I will destroy her, for I will magnify my name upon all those who receive and abide in my law. (p. 473.) These quotations indicate that the teaching of the Mormon church on the question of polygamy has not changed; nor has the practice of its rulers, so far as they dare. The manifesto of President Woodruff, suspending polygamy, is not published in the book of "Doctrine and Covenants." Polygamy is not abandoned as a doctrine of faith. its practice is only suspended until it can be safely resumed. Mr. Penrose and his associates may think that they have been vindicated; but if so, they deceive themselves. There will be a day of reckoning unless they honestly and absolutely abandon their poiygamous practices. Roumania is the scene of a peasants' revolt which recalls the horrors of the peasants' war of the sixteenth century. The rising of the peasants is directed against both Jews and Christian land-owners. A number of villages have been burned and scores of land-owners and peasants killed. Probably the most serious engagement occurred at Alexandria, about fifty miles from Bucharest, where sixty men were killed and three hundred wounded before the troops succeeded in dispensing the rioters. Some terrible brutalities are reported to have been committed by triumphant peasants. An apparently authentic story is that of the marauders who entered a house where a Jewess mother with twin infants was found, and of their wringing the infants' necks in the mother's presence and then more

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  • Paperback | 932 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 47mm | 1,628g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983912
  • 9781236983916