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The cases of polygamy

The cases of polygamy

concubinage, adultery, divorce, &c. seriously and learnedly discussed. Being a compleat collection of all the remarkable tryals and tracts ... By the most eminent hands.

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Published by printed for E. Curll; T. Payne; J. Chrichley; and J. Jackson in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],lvii,[1],240p.
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL20712879M

Get this from a library! Cases of polygamy, concubinage, adultery, divorce, &c. seriously and learnedly discussed.. [Gerritsen Collection.;].   In the case of plural marriage, “The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that monogamy is God’s standard for marriage unless He declares otherwise” (Official Declaration 1 heading), or, in Jacob’s language, “if I will, saith the Lord of Hosts, raise up seed unto me, I will command my people [to practice plural marriage]; otherwise they.

  The book of Judges contains several accounts of polygamy and/or concubinage. Judges records the case of Gideon, who “had many wives.” The context of this passage makes clear that Gideon’s polygamy came in the setting of his apostasy later in life, in which he not only became polygamous but also idolatrous (vv. 24–28). Book ID of The Cases of Polygamy, Concubinage, Adultery, Divorce 's Books is frtGAAAAcAAJ, Book which was written by have ETAG "FeoxdxwxFSY" Book which was published by since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and ISBN 10 Code is. Reading Mode in Text Status is false and Reading Mode in Image Status is true.

The Doctrine of Polygamy Page in Scripture does not condone polygamy or the other sins. The Bible is a book of true human history, and we observe man, warts and all, within its pages. II. Since it is obvious that God has allowed polygamy in the past, why can’t we get some of that? 1. The case has become the benchmark precedent for polygamy cases in the United States ever since. The Edmunds Act of was passed by Congress because even with the Reynolds decision, polygamy continued. The Edmunds Act officially made polygamy a crime. It also made cohabitation a crime, all of which could be charged in the same indictment.


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Book: Polygamy is the state of being married to more than one person at the same time. It is illegal in many countries. The following is a list of polygamy court cases. Canada.

Reference re: Section of the Criminal Code of Canada, BCSC Brown v. Buhman is a legal case in the United States federal courts challenging the State of Utah's criminal polygamy law.

The action was filed in by polygamous patriarch Kody Brown along with his wives Meri Brown, Janelle Brown, Christine Brown, and Robyn Sullivan. The Brown family belongs to the Apostolic United Brethren faith; they are best known in connection with a reality television Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

The Case Against Polygamy By John Witte Jr. In John Witte Jr’s Article, “ The case against polygamy” an article published by First Thing. Witte Jr discusses the fact that religious groups such as mormons and muslims to name a few, have argued against the government in an attempt to protect the act.

The Mosaic law countenanced polygamy in cases of seduction, enslavement, poverty, famine, or premature death of one’s married brother. The New Testament does not contain an explicit prohibition of polygamy, though it implies one in Jesus’s talk of two becoming one flesh in marriage and in Paul’s instruction that a church leader should be.

Sorry this book was a poor case for polygamy. FYI, this author takes many of the ideas mentioned in the book entitled, "The History and Philosophy of Marriage or Polygamy and Monogamy Compared," which is a much better The cases of polygamy book. To be candid, the book entitled, "Plural Marriage for Our Times: A Reinvented Option?" by Phillip L.

Kilbride was more 3/5(6). John Witte, Jr carefully documents the Western case for monogamy over polygamy from antiquity until today. He analyzes the historical claims that polygamy is biblical, natural, and useful alongside modern claims that anti-polygamy laws violate personal and religious freedom.

The episode, "Polygamy, Power and Profits: The Case Against the Kingstons," airs Friday, May 31 at 8/7c on CBS. Blowing the whistle at Escaping polygamy and the Kingston clan. “John Witte's magnificent Western Case for Monogamy Over Polygamy is a book about western objections to polygamy, what westerners have traditionally seen as wrong with polygamy, how they have prosecuted and punished polygamy, and the reasons people have given for and against the ongoing prohibition of polygamy.

For a medieval historian. Polygamy, polygyny, and polyandry are terms that are often inaccurately interchanged with one another.

However, the term polyandry refers to the practice of having more than one husband at a time. This term is more precise than the term polygamy, which refers to having more than one spouse (regardless of sex) at a time. Polyandry can also refer, in the broadest sense, to being involved in.

Discussing the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage recently, Sen. Rand Paul joked about was unwise. If Paul wanted to make the slippery slope argument, the case for polygamy is much more compelling — and realistic.

The consequences of financial insecurity on marital stability in polygamy are immense; these are often exacerbated by cases of "male negligence", such as the husband's refusal or failure to provide regular and sufficient maintenance (nafkah) to his wives and children.

By recognising and legalising cross-border marriages in Thailand, the state. Polygamy remains a crime as U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear case from ‘Sister Wives’ Polygamy • Family had sought to remove portions of law that made the practice a crime.

Similarly, The Book of Mormon lends little support for polygamy. Jacob strongly condemns it as an “abomination” before God (Jacob ), but does allow a loophole: “For if I will, saith the Lord of Hosts, raise up seed to me, I will command my people, otherwise they.

In some cases, a man might get thereby monopolizing the reproductive lifespan of more than one woman without suffering the social stigma of polygamy. As I argue in my book. to fully enforce polygamy statutes, despite the dismissal of every case challenging the constitutionality of such laws).

See Ryan D. Tenney, Tom Green, Common-Law Marriage, and the Illegality of Putative Polygamy, 17 BYU J. PUB.–47 () (discussing the use of common law marriage statutes to prosecute for polygamy in Utah). “Polygamy, Bigamy and Human Rights Law” focusses mainly on UK law but has been cited in international research on polygamy, and referred to in the British Columbia Supreme Court in the Polygamy Reference Case in Canada, where the book was entered into evidence as an exhibit and relied upon both by those arguing for decriminalisation of polygamy, and those seeking to Reviews: 2.

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. Increasingly, it seems that polygamy is simply incompatible with democratic values. In a piece she wrote for the Wall Street Journal inRose McDermott, a professor of political science at Brown University, wrote about her research on polygamy, which is practiced by substantial subcultures in France, Britain, and the U.S., as well as.

This would be consistent with the Book of Mormon prohibition on polygamy except in the case where God commands it to “raise up seed.” # Again, contrary to D&Cthe following summarizes how polygamy was actually practiced by Joseph Smith.

Joseph married 11 women who were already married. Multiple husbands = Polyandry. Polygamy. Its Meaning and Occurrence in the World The word polygamy comes from a Greek word: polygama, which means plural marriage from polygamos.

This form of marriage a where a man has more than one wife. Strictly speaking, polygamy, meaning plural marriage, includes polyandry (more than one husband), as well has polygyny (more than one wife).

With just 13 cases known to medical science (translating into odds of one in million), it was rare indeed. It looked like a case of plain bad luck. But there was a twist.The Positive Effects of Legalizing Polygamy: "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" By Duncan, Emily J Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Vol.

15, No. 2, August Read preview Overview Bringing International Human Rights Law Home: An Evaluation of Canada's Family Law Treatment of Polygamy * By Kelly, Lisa M University of Toronto Faculty of Law.Polygamy was considered a better, though imperfect, option to the alternative.

Parr goes on to describe other common reasons men married more than one woman in that culture, included continuing their family lineage if their first wife was barren and forming alliances between nations — as was the case for King David and Solomon.