80 years ago today - Jun 10, 1940

[Rudger Clawson] asked my opinion as to whether a man was violating his covenants who having once married a wife in the temple, wife being now dead, he married a second wife civilly. I asked what he thought. He said he thought he was not violating his covenants but was weak in the faith. I agreed.

[J. Reuben Clark office diary, June 10, 1940 , Perry Special Collections, quoted in Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship]

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