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Such charges are rare and more common with members who are promoting polygamy, according to Taylor Petrey, a scholar of the history of gender and sexuality in contemporary Mormonism.
Polygamy is simply a matter of wealth and arrangement, and women are purchased and treated like slaves.
Polygamy has been established among the Tartars of every age.
What can be said to the practices of polygamy and concubinage, which prevailed even in these golden times and in pious families?
Polygamy is retained at this day among the Turks, and throughout every part of Asia in which Christianity is not professed.
If we cannot justify monogamy by the facts of life, we shall declare ourselves for polygamy.
My own idea is rather what some churchman has sarcastically described by the term "progressive polygamy."
Under such rule, polygamy, concubinage, and adultery are not tolerated.
But in all eastern and African countries where polygamy prevails, marriage is a pure matter of political convenience.
East may be East, and West, West—the system of one represented by polygamy, of the other by monogamy.
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