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Eliza R. Snow Discourses Published Online

Eliza R. Snow Discourses Published Online

The complete discourses of Eliza R. Snow, a prominent pioneer and women’s leader in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are being published online. The documents are posted on a new website, “The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow.” The content is available to the public at no cost. The Church Historian’s Press project marks the first time …

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Tragic Historic Finding Released: Mormon Woman Icon Eliza R. Snow Was Gang-Raped During Missouri Persecution Period

Tragic Historic Finding Released: Mormon Woman Icon Eliza R. Snow Was Gang-Raped During Missouri Persecution Period

By Peggy Fletcher Stack for the Salt Lake Tribune. In the sedate setting of an academic symposium in Provo, a respected LDS scholar delivered this historical bombshell: Eliza R. Snow, one of Mormonism’s “founding mothers,” was gang-raped by eight Missourians during 19th-century tensions between LDS settlers and their Midwestern enemies. “The rape was brutal, and so it made Eliza unable …

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