Gentile Account, page 151

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
Format application/pdf
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
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Title Gentile Account, page 151
Description thoughtful and intelligent women, and express themselves clearly and sometimes eloquently on the subject of their faith. When I first came here I thought somewhat contemptuously "There are plenty of ignorant English women led astray, but I meet no educated English ladies. They know better." But the remarks of the women show me a reason I had not thought of why they are here, and in so much larger proportion than the ordinary English dolt who is the common laborer's wife. These are women sufficiently educated to have studied their Bibles, and are clever enough to feel the difference when it is presented to them between the Anglican State Church with its richly paid sinecures, its clergymen who embrace their calling as a business profession, its luxurious pews for the rich, its hard benches for the poor-and the simple Christianity of the New Testament. Unlike the English ladies on the other hand their consciences are not soothed by placebos: no relative of theirs holds a plump living; no advowson [the patronage of a church living] is in the family; nor are their hearts touched by the knowledge of the sincere faith and earnest work of some son or brother or husband of theirs who Zs a Christian in spite of his being Rector of Saint Somebody's. There are fewer American Mormons among the recent con- verts, I think; just because our American churches are a little less far from the Primitive Church of the Apostles. There are many American women among the original Mormons. These were chiefly the daughters, wives or sisters of the Methodists whose religious excitement culminated in Mormonism. But even here in little Saint George I have met one charming Bostonian with a face like Carlo Dolcin Madonna Dolorosa, 151
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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