Feminism, Polygamy, and Murder John Bennion. An Unarmed Woman.
John Bennion’s work is set in the late 1880s and focuses on plural marriage through the lens of a murder mystery.
Dialogue 52.1 (Spring 2019): 33–43
Ostler addresses the problems with what she terms the “Standard Model of Polygamy.” She discusses how these problems might be resolved if it is put into a new type of model that she terms “Queer Polygamy.”
Roundtable: The Preacher, the Labor Leader, the Homosexual, and the Jew: The Template for Achieving Great Goals
Burch explains “Individually we can be strong and accomplish wonderful things. Together, united, we can be unstoppable and accomplish great things that are community-changing, world-enhancing, life-uplifting.”
Looking Back, Looking Forward: “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine” 45 Years Later
It has been forty-five years since Dialogue published Bush’s essay entitled “Mormonism’s Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview”2 and forty years since Official Declaration 2 ended the priesthood/temple ban.
Scared Sacred: How the Horrifying Story of Joseph Smith’s Polygamy Can Help Save Us
Dialogue 49.3 (Fall 2016): 75–88
Probably the most destabilizing piece of historical information most Mormons come across is Joseph Smith’s polygamy.
Federal Authority Versus Polygamic Theocracy: James B. McKean and the Mormons, 1870-1875
During the years of the Utah Territory, outsiders got appointed to the terrority to serve in various positions. For the most part, these Gentiles weren’t sympathetic towards the church, and one of the more famous…
The Coming of the Manifesto
Godfrey describes the steps leading to Wilford Woodruff issuing the First Manifesto.
The Manifesto Was a Victory!
Thomasson argues that because the church did not give in tohttps://www.dialoguejournal.com/articles/the-manifesto-was-a-victory/ the federal government regarding Renyolds v United States, even though it might not look like it, he believes the Manifesto was a victory.
A Little-Known Defense of Polygamy from the Mormon Press in 1842
Foster points out that in 1842 an unpublished pamphlet was written called “The Peace Maker” that expressed its support for polygamy. It is the first-known defense of polygamy before 1852.
The Supreme Court, Polygamy and the Enforcement of Morals in Nineteenth Century America
Clayton discusses the history behind The Supreme Court Case Reynolds v. United States (1876), and shares his opinion about what was going on between members in Salt Lake and the federal government.