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In defense of plural marriage

Ronald C. Den Otter

In defense of plural marriage

by Ronald C. Den Otter

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polygamy,
  • Social aspects,
  • Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-349) and index.

    StatementRonald C. Den Otter, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF519 .D46 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 360 pages
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195052M
    ISBN 101107087716
    ISBN 109781107087712
    LC Control Number2014050300
    OCLC/WorldCa898593902

    A Modest Defense of Polygamy Polygamy is sinful, but living in a pluralistic society demands we tolerate some practices we believe to be wrong. 15 If a man has two wives, and he loves one but not the other, and both bear him sons but the firstborn is the son of the wife he does not love, 16 when he wills his property to his sons, he must not give the rights of the firstborn to the son of the wife he loves in preference to .

    AUTHOR INTERVIEW Secrets of Polygamy Revealed By Irene Spencer. – Illegal in the U.S. and prohibited by the mainline Mormon church in , the practice of polygamy still survives today and, in fact, may be on the verge of a still practicing plural marriage, termed fundamentalists, believe in attaining God-like status based on the number of wives and children a man. Plural marriage was one of those ancient principles. Polygamy had been permitted for millennia in many cultures and religions, but, with few exceptions, was rejected in Western cultures. 7 In Joseph Smith’s time, monogamy was the only legal form of marriage in the United States. Joseph knew the practice of plural marriage would stir up public.

      Of course, this is a result of the LDS Church recently posting the "Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo" article to stating their official position that Joseph was a polygamist and, among other things, was married to a year-old girl, Helen Mar Kimball. Naturally, because the LDS Church has been officially silent for almost a.   Two prominent examples include Mark Goldfeder’s Legalizing Plural Marriage: The Next Frontier in Family Law, which is due out in March, and Ronald C. Den Otter’s In Defense of Plural Marriage, which was written after Windsor and released just before Obergefell. Plural marriage, these scholars argue, is a product of choice, and marital.


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The first major study on plural marriage and the law, In Defense of Plural Marriage begins to fill this lacuna in the scholarly literature.

Ronald C. Den Otter shows how the constitutional. Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from to by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.

The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that the marriage of one man to one woman is God’s standard, except at specific periods when He has declared otherwise.

1 In accordance with a revelation to Joseph Smith, the practice of plural marriage—the marriage of one man to two or more women—was instituted among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the early s.

In my new book, In Defense of Plural Marriage, I explore the implications of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage (or its equivalent on equal protection grounds). Although many legal scholars have written about same-sex marriage, none of them have produced a sustained treatment of marriages among three or more individuals.

While much has been written about same-sex marriage, as of yet, there has been no book-length legal treatment of unions among three or more individuals.

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Shop for more Law Books available online at   Following the meetings he was assigned by Brigham Young to publish in Washington, D.C., a periodical in defense of plural marriage.

The twelve-month run of The Seer in provides the most detailed defense of the doctrine in LDS literature. However, he later wrote a theological defense of plural marriage, and took nine wives himself, saying "God has restored the true practice of holy matrimony amongst us." [45]: Franz von Waldeck and the other enemies of Anabaptist leader John of Leiden accused him of keeping 16 wives, and publicly beheading one when she disobeyed him.

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11 No. 2, (Fall ), pp. Fanny Alger. Fanny Alger was a teen-aged servant in the Smith's home. Joseph and Emma had "adopted" Fanny when she was about 16 years old (). DEFENSE OF PLt; MARRIAGE. MRs. HoLDEN. I a polygamist-one of God's noblemen.

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