TITLE: Why Two in One Flesh: The Western Case for Monogamy Over Polygamy
SPEAKER: John Witte Jr.
EVENT DATE: 04/30/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 83 minutes
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John Witte Jr. discussed the history of the West's predilection for monogamy over polygamy.
Speaker Biography: John Witte Jr. is Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Alonzo L. McDonald Distinguished Service Professor, and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion Center at Emory University. A specialist in legal history, marriage law, and religious liberty, he has published 220 articles, 15 journal symposia, and 26 books. Witte served as the 2012 Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the Library's John W. Kluge Center.