Author: Stephen Carter

Progressive Polygamy

By Brady Williams When Brady Williams is not spending time with his especially large family hiking, playing croquet, or watching movies, he’s out and about trying to make a difference in this world—from relieving modern-day slavery in Guinea Bissau to teaching construction trades in Haiti.     Or, right-click here to download the audio file: …

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Cultural, Demographic, and Judicial Trends Leading Toward the Popular Acceptance and Eventual Legalization of Polygamy: A Libertarian Polemic

By George R. Compton George R. Compton Ph.D. (economics, UCLA, 1976) writes on various controversial subjects ranging from U.S. Middle Eastern policy to immigration and education reforms. A frequent presenter at the Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium, he has served in a variety of Church callings and carries a current temple recommend.   Legalized polygamy is …

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Poly-wood! Mormon Polygamy in the Movies

By Randy Astle Randy Astle is a writer and filmmaker in New York City. He has written numerous articles, and is nearly finished with a book on Mormon film.   A TRIP TO SALT LAKE CITY Released during the Smoot Senate hearing, A Trip to Salt Lake City (1905) was both the first Mormon fiction …

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The Bigamist

By Eric Freeze Eric Freeze is author of the short story collection Dominant Traits (2012) and a collection of creative nonfiction Hemingway on a Bike (2014). He has published stories, essays, and translations in numerous periodicals. He teaches creative writing at Wabash College and lives in Crawfordsville, Indiana and Nice, France.     Sandra had …

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