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Polygamy. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Constitutional amendments,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Polygamy

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAmendment to Constitution concerning polygamy
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15981381M

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What the Book of Mormon says about Polygamy Jacob And now it came to pass that the people of Nephi, under the reign of the second king, began to grow hard in their hearts, and indulge themselves somewhat in wicked practices, such as like unto David of old desiring many wives and concubines, and also Solomon, his son. Jacob Polygamy Book draft chapters written by Gregory L. Smith Jump to Subtopic: Initiation of the practice of plural marriage; Introduction of eternal marriage.   1. Brian C. Hales, Joseph Smith’s Polygamy: History and Theology, 3 vols. (Salt Lake City, UT: Greg Kofford Books, ), 2. Brant Gardner, Second Witness. Most of the books you may have read will tell you a lot about life under the Jeffs' family rule in the Short Creek/Colorado City community, but stop a little after the time Warren Jeffs is arrested (Carolyn Jessop, Elissa Wall, Flora Jessop, Brent Jeffs, and Krakauer's books are all 4/5.

Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at a time, sociologists call this a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called a marriage includes multiple husbands and wives, it can be called a group .   “An innovative and thought-provoking book. Sarah Pearsall uses polygamy as a point of entry to the broader world of marriage and the gender roles that attended to it, making a strong argument that such matters were intertwined with the expression of power at all levels in early America.”—Christopher Hodson, Brigham Young University. The Book of Mormon account is basing its statements on an interpretation of Mosaic Law to defend a new (to them) negative position on polygamy. The Doctrine and Covenants, by contrast, wishes to explain how and when polygamy can be acceptable to God. – Richard and Pamela Price, Joseph Smith Fought Polygamy—Vision Articles [from Vision Magazine, Vol. 32–46, 48–51, 53–56], vol. 2 (E-book: Price Publishing Company, n.d.) ↑ Bachman, "Mormon Practice of Polygamy," –; citing Lucy M. Smith, written statement (18 May ), in Papers of George A. Smith family, Special.