Polygamy The Mormon Enigma: E. Keith Howick Polygamy The Mormon Enigma: E. Keith Howick Polygamy The Mormon Enigma: E. Keith Howick Polygamy The Mormon Enigma: E. Keith Howick

Polygamy The Mormon Enigma

E. Keith Howick

Published by WindRiver Publishing, Silverton Idaho, 2007
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Title: Polygamy The Mormon Enigma

Publisher: WindRiver Publishing, Silverton Idaho

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK BY BOOK SELLER. Signed on First Free Endpaper. See photo of signature. This is a first print of a first edition. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney said:" There is part of the history of the [Mormon] church s past that I understand is troubling to people. . [P]olygamy, which was outlawed in our church in the 1800s, [is also] troubling to me. I have a great-great grandfather [who, with other Mormons, was] trying to build a generation out there in the desert. And so he took additional wives as he was told to do. I must admit, I can't imagine anything more awful than polygamy." (60 Minutes, May 13, 2007) Between his natural good humor and the strictures of political expediency, Mr. Romney has carefully dealt with the enigma of polygamy that has faced the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for almost two hundred years. It is true that the church banned the practice of polygamy through the Manifestos of 1890 and 1904 and members who entered into the practice thereafter were excommunicated. However, the Church continues to believe in the concept. Even though the Manifestos eliminated the practice of plural marriage, the LDS Church is generally associated with the issue whenever it rears its controversial head. Inside these pages the Mormon enigma of polygamy is examined from its origin, practice, evolution, and legal entanglements to its present-day status and current political impact. Bookseller Inventory # 003584

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