Polygamy and Its Impact on the Upbringing of Children: A Jordanian Perspective
- Escape From Polygamy. Williams, Florence // Glamour;Dec98, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p286
Relates a story about polygamy or plural marriage. Views on polygamy; Religious aspect of plural marriage.
- Revival of polygamy among Muslims in Britain. // Religion Watch;Sep2011, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the rise of polygamy cases among Muslims in Great Britain which also trigger a higher number of divorces from intolerant wives that have no legal rights under the Sharia law.
- Compound Fracture. Hollandsworth, Skip // Texas Monthly;Jun2008, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p10
The article presents the author's comments on the decision of the U.S. Child Protective Services (CPS) to remove all children and infants from the polygamists compound Yearning for Zion in Eldorado, Texas in early April 2008, after a child abuse was reported. It informs that CPS sent all the...
- Polygamy in the Bible. POPE, CHARLES // Our Sunday Visitor;8/10/2014, Vol. 103 Issue 15, p15
The article presents questions and answers on reports of polygamy in the Bible as a widespread practice that is not condemned by the prophets or God and the words of absolution used by the priest during confession.
- Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd as a Modern Muslim Thinker. NADRA ZAINOL, NUR ZAINATUL; MAJID, LATIFAH ABD; ABDUL KADIR, MUHD NAJIB // International Journal of Islamic Thought;Jun2014, Vol. 5, p61
Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd is a thinker who has produced works in the fields of theology, philosophy, law, politics and humanities. Abu Zayd's thought, partly on the Quran and its hermeneutics has stirred controversy in Egypt and the Muslim world. This research focuses on the controversy surrounding...
- "They Do Things Differently There": Understanding a Polygamous "Foreign Country". Brown, Barbara Jones // Mormon Historical Studies;Mar2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p53
The essay discusses the Mormon practice of polygamy as it was carried out by Mormon colonists in Mexico. Specific emphasis is given to the polygamous marriages of Mormon bishop Anson Bowen Call. Throughout the article, the author documents his changing perceptions of the use of polygamy by his...
- About the Art. // Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought;Spring2013, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p219
In this article, the author discusses her artwork "Tanner Spiral," a series of ink paintings on vellum which explore the history of her ancestor, Henry S. Tanner, and his family. Particular focus is given to Tanner's decision to practice polygamy and to the representation of his wives in the...
- The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women. Azzolina, David // Library Journal;5/1/2014, Vol. 139 Issue 8, p84
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- HAGAR REQUITED. Reis, Pamela Tamarkin // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Mar2000, Issue 87, p75
Provides a reading that affords greater understanding of the biblical representation of Sarah, Hagar, Abraham, Ishmael and God. Practice of both polygamy and concubinage in ancient Hebrews; Emphasis on number seven in the Bible; Pre-Exodus correspondence between Hagar and the Israelites.