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Same-sex dynamics among nineteenth-century Americans

a Mormon example

by D. Michael Quinn

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century,
    • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History of doctrines -- 19th century,
    • Mormons -- United States -- Sexual behavior,
    • Mormon gays -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Mormon Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesSame-sex dynamics among 19th century Americans
      StatementD. Michael Quinn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8643.H65 Q55 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 477 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796568M
      ISBN 10025202205X
      LC Control Number95032473

      In two biographical volumes on the Mormon apostle, Quinn has emphasized Clark's professional preeminence, his committed and sometimes inflexible leadership, his persistent pacifism and personal struggles. Quinn documents that all of this is the complete reverse of 20th-century attitudes on these points. One single woman lived there, not very attractive. Thus, the church believed in a quadriune Godhead. Quinn, D.

      My father was a great worshiper of Joseph Smith. Quinn, D. He said "You should study and learn about a real "Superman," Joseph Smith. As a result, Quinn was now a cultural icon, frequently speaking about and writing on his journey from BYU professor to infamous dissident. Quinn had been summoned to a disciplinary council to answer charges of "conduct unbecoming a member of the Church and apostasy," including "'very sensitive and highly confidential' matters that were not related to Michael's historical writings. I had a rapidly growing little family and wanted to inform myself about certain matters in regard to babies, etc.

      This page gives the Institutes response. Why don't you ask the Lord to tell you what kind of a man your father really was? Fewer still saw anything unusual in the common American practice of same-sex friends sleeping in the same bed, sometimes for years at a time. Though technically still a member, Whitesides claims that she "burst" out of the church and her marriage inand she now considers herself a practitioner of Native American philosophies.


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Same-sex dynamics among nineteenth-century Americans book

New York City. In an era dedicated to transparency, and increasingly obsessed with the use and abuse of money, the details provided in this book are crucial.

This portrait is from I saw that he was not inclined to believe the truth about his father, so I said to him: 'You pretend to have revelations from the Lord. Both were BYU students and one was the son of a stake president.

October 21, There were members on the rolls in many U. In a review of The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power for the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studiesa Mormon research organization, Duane Boyce states that there are scholarly deficiencies in the work and refers to it as a "betrayal of trust.

As the former Brigham During the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century, the Mormon Church exhibited a much greater tolerance and understanding towards intimate same-sex relations, even homoerotic ones, than the present day Mormon Church does, which occasionally excommunicates openly gay, practicing homosexuals.

Some historians, including D. Michael Quinn[ edit ] Main article: D. Thus, Barnes was already married when he wrote the love poetry and letters to his sixteen-year-old 'Lover' Susan Conrad. In college, however, he failed his pre-med program and so changed majors to choose English and philosophy.

Official History of the Church, Vol. Why don't you ask the Lord to tell you what kind of a man your father really was? It also provides a chance to engage the historiographical movement he represented.

August 30, Sure, according to scripture God can work with imperfect people, but calling Joseph Smith imperfect is like saying bin Laden needs diplomacy lessons. Hamblin states in his review of the book that "the fact that Quinn could not discover a single primary source written by Latter-day Saints that makes any positive statement about magic is hardly dissuasive to a historian of Quinn's inventive capacity".

There are obviously latent homosexual features in this idea and its cultural aspect has many familiar parallels in other religions. Bennett's bisexual conduct: 'if he had let young men and women alone it would have been better for him.

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During the next half century, these compassions toward homosexuals largely disappeared from the campus of Brigham Young University and the Mormon community at large to a marked degree. Hess, who later wrote: 'I was a boy then about fourteen years old.

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Bennett was 'disfellowshipped denied church privileges and later 'excommunicated' removed from church membership. The Heavenly Parents i. He was a political figure, and used the church to his advantage. Quinn had been summoned to a disciplinary council to answer charges of "conduct unbecoming a member of the Church and apostasy," including "'very sensitive and highly confidential' matters that were not related to Michael's historical writings.

The current job of North American LGBT history involves, for a great part, securing and writing down the oral histories before the bearers disappear. Hansen calls the book a "magisterial study" and a "tour de force", and describes it as providing a "truly stunning mass of evidence" in favor of its position.

He was second only to Jesus Christ, and if Jesus is not careful, old Joseph will knock him off his Celestial perch.2 InQuinn's book: "Same-Sex Dynamics among Nineteenth-Century Americans - a Mormon Example" was published.

Init was sufficiently popular to be printed later in paperback format. 3. According to Quinn, 19th and 20th century Mormons endorsed physical and emotional intimacy between gays and lesbians.

Two examples were. Jul 02,  · Read "Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example, Archives of Sexual Behavior" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

by Hugo Salinas In D. Michael Quinn published Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example. This book includes the remarkable stories of some 19th-century Mormons who developed intense same-sex friendships or who were homosexuals.

The 19th century did not know the homophobia we witness today. Men or women could embrace, kiss in public, and. Same-sex dynamics among nineteenth-century americans: a mormon example. [D Michael Quinn] "Quinn's elegant book is a model of critical religious history." -- Publishers Weekly "A book that is nothing short of astonishing.

Add tags for "Same-sex dynamics among nineteenth-century americans: a mormon example.". Be the first. Confirm. This theme has arisen in Quinn's The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power and is the central topic of Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example.

Two Mormon scholars have disputed Quinn's work, calling it a distortion of church history; these writers claim that Quinn completely misrepresented the facts and deny any. Nov 22,  · He also published his first (and thus far, only) book with a university press, Same-Sex Dynamics Among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example (University of Illinois Press).

These remain significant volumes within the world of Mormon history.