26: For the Best Good of Zion


    Lisa Olsen Tait is a historian and writer for Saints. In this week’s episode Lisa explains the context of Brigham Young’s federal trial in 1871, which the judge referred to as a battle of “federal authority versus polygamic theocracy.” We also learn more about “The New Movement” started by former members of the Church.

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