Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1830-1900

Zion in the Courts: A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1830-1900

by Edwin Brown Firmage, R Collin Mangrum
     
 

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The Mormon commitment to the creation of Zion-the Kingdom of God on Earth-decisively influenced Mormon legal conflicts with the state. In this first legal history of the Mormon experience, Firmage and Mangrum draw upon a broad range of church documents and archival materials to provide a comprehensive overview of a unique religious minority's encounters with the law…  See more details below

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The Mormon commitment to the creation of Zion-the Kingdom of God on Earth-decisively influenced Mormon legal conflicts with the state. In this first legal history of the Mormon experience, Firmage and Mangrum draw upon a broad range of church documents and archival materials to provide a comprehensive overview of a unique religious minority's encounters with the law and legal institutions.

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ISBN-13:
9780252069802
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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