Zion In The Courts

Author: Edwin Brown Firmage
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Zion in the Courts explores one aspect of this collision between the Mormons and the mainstream: the Mormons' efforts to establish their own court system--one appropriate to the distinctive political, social, and economic practices they ...

Faith And Law

Author: Robert F. Cochran, Jr.
Publisher: NYU Press
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For a thorough account of law and Mormonism in the nineteenth century, see
Edwin Brown Firmage and R. Collin Mangrum, Zion in the Courts: A Legal History
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 18301900 (Urbana:
University of Illinois Press, 1988). 6. See, e.g., Galen L. Fletcher and Jane H.
Wise, eds., Life in the Law: Answering God's Interrogatories (Provo, UT: J.
Reuben Clark Law Society, Brigham Young University Law School, 2002). 7. See
PofGP, Joseph ...

A Peculiar People

Author: J. Spencer Fluhman
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Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day
Saints, 18301900. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. Fitzgerald, Timothy
. The Ideology of Religious Studies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Flake, Chad J., and Larry W. Draper, eds. A Mormon Bibliography, 1830–1930:
Books, Pamphlets, Periodicals, and Broadsides relating to the First Century of
Mormonism. 2nd ed. 2 vols. Provo: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young
University, ...

Brigham Young University Studies

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Although the law required only that a printed title of the book be deposited with
the court, Joseph Smith included the entirety of what would be the title page of
the Book of Mormon. 4. In the past, the printer's proof sheet of the title page was ...
Press, 2006), 136-37, appear here for the first time in color. 5. Joseph Smith Jr. to
Oliver Cowdery, October 22, 1829, Joseph Smith Collection, Church Archives,
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, cited in Larry C.
Porter, ...

Dialogue

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Much of the research for this essay is based on the first legal history of the
Mormon experience in the nineteenth century, Edwin Brown Firmage and
Richard Collin Mangrum, Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900 (Ur- bana: University of Illinois
Press, 1988). See also Firmage, "Religion and the Law: The Mormon Experience
in the Nineteenth Century," Cardozo Law Review 12 (1990); Firmage, "Free
Exercise of Religion in ...

Women In Utah History

Author: Patricia Lyn Scott
Publisher: Utah State University Press
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... quoted in B. H. Roberts, A Comprehensive History of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6 vols. (1930; Provo, Utah: BYU Press, 1965), 3:269.
15. R. Collin Magrum, "Furthering the Cause of Zion: An Overview of the Mormon
Ecclesiastical Court System in Early Utah," Journal of Mormon History 10 (1983):
79- 90; Mangrum and Edwin B. Firmage, Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900 (Urbana: University of
Illinois ...

The Legal Studies Forum

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Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, 1830-1900 by Edwin Brown Firmage and Richard Collin Mangrum
University of Illinois Press, 1988 During the past generation a cadre of historians
and writers within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly
referred to as "Mormons" or as L.D.S.) has reworked the standard versions of
church history. These scholars have opened up new fields of historical inquiry
and introduced ...

A World We Thought We Knew

Author: John S. McCormick
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Though church courts were not uniformly consistent, the nature of the sanctions,
the informality of the proceeding, and the presiding judge's reliance "on the spirit"
for a just decision were generally typical of subsequent church court proceedings
.16 Church courts were especially useful in settling ... A recent book-length study
of Mormon courts in Edwin Brown Firmage and Richard Collin Mangrum, Zion in
the Courts, A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...

Minority Faiths And The American Protestant Mainstream Edited By Jonathan D Sarna

Author: Jonathan D. Sarna
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This argument, initially made in Cannon and O'Higgins in Under the Prophet in
Utah, is restated and expanded in Lyman, Political Deliverance, and in Edwin
Brown Firmage and R. Collin Mangrum, Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, 1830-1900 (Urbana: University of
Illinois Press, 1988). But my analysis of what was written about the Mormons in
the periodical press and elsewhere suggests that plural marriage cannot be
sufficiently ...

Symposium In Honor Of John Hart Ely

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Leonard J. Arrington & Davis Bitton, The Mormon Experience: A History of the
Latter-Day Saints 184 (2d ed. 1992) ("A half-century and more of heated
confrontation with the U.S. government had taught Latter-day Saints the practical
limits of religious life in America."); Edwin Brown Firmage & Richard Collin
Mangrum, Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints, 1830-1900, at 130 (1988) ("In the hysteria of anti-polygamy
sentiment, the Supreme ...