Polygamy


Subject:
Christianity , Families , Mormon Church , Marriage

Description:
This essay discusses the origins and practice of polygamy (the practice of having more than one spouse at a time) in the Mormon Church. Discusses relevant legislation (including the Morrill Act and the Edmunds Act), and the changes to Mormon Church policy to discourage polygamous marriages. Includes references and two historical images. From the online version of the Utah History Encyclopedia, University of Utah Press.

Creator:
Embry, Jessie L.

Publisher:
University of Utah

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/p/POLYGAMY.html


PID= res:lii-20889