Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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  • Mormon Polygamy

    Polygamy in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (FLDS) allegedly began in 1831 (Bennion 2011:23?). Mormon fundamentalists subscribe to the line of Mormon theology which was founded by Joseph Smith (Bennion 2011:23). It includes traditional gender role beliefs, religious communalism, and polygamy. However, many “mainstream Mormons” aspire to distance themselves from polygamy. In North America alone, polygamy is practiced by between 38,000 and 60,00 persons, despite…

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  • Escape Carolyn Jessop

    “Escape” is another great book that was hard to put down. Although hard to read, this is a first- person account of life inside the world of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the derivative of the Mormon Church. This community is prominent along the Utah - Arizona border. This book gives a thrilling account of one woman’s courageous flight to freedom along with her eight children. It's hard to read because Carolyn Jessop’s story is one of non-stop abuse, from…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Polygamy

    Polygamy is one of the most thought about and controversial issues in this day in age. It’s specifically controversial in religions that do not practice polygamy, but still notorious in religious where it once was practiced like in Islam and Mormon societies. These two religious groups are very controversial due to their history and societies acceptance of them. Mormons and Islamic people are subjected to a lot of criticism in today’s society. In order to fully understand their arguments, you…

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  • Polygamy Case

    some of them are also underaged mothers and a victim of sexual assault. Due to the lack of insufficient evidence children were brought back to the ranch and put back into extreme danger of being abused again. Many that disagree with the church of latter day saints said that underage “girls are forced into “spiritual marriages” with older men and sexually abused”. The polygamist sect leaders are denying the fact they’re sexual abusing children, but us on the outside of that polygamous community…

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  • Religious Discrimination Research Paper

    “In a civilized society, diversity in religious orientation should be the reason for celebration, not the cause for hatred and differentiation” (Abhijit Naskar). This quote stated by one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons and best-selling authors speaks the nothing but the truth. However, based on this current age, this quote is not one that is followed. Religious discrimination started long before today, examples of this are the Crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, European Colonization and…

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  • Who Killed Brenda And Erica Lafferty Analysis

    psychological history, anthropological being family, culture, and religion, and lastly sociological, which was how the Mormons and Mormons Fundamentalists was developed, structured and functioned within the society. While Brenda, Claudine Lafferty, and Bernard Brady do not bear responsible, Dan, Ron, and Allen Lafferty, Joseph Smith, the Mormon and Mormon Fundamentalist religion and culture have a higher degree of responsibility due to knowing about the removal revelation which Ron received and…

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  • Polygamy Essay

    actually accepted in many religions for instance: Islam and Buddhism.One widely known religion that practiced polygamy is Mormonism. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Mormon church, was founded by Joseph Smith in the 1830s. Some groups of the church derived from the church and created what was known as the “fundamentalist Mormons”. The “fundamentalist Mormons” in the 19th century believed in a man would need at least three spouses in order to achieve to the highest level…

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  • Differences Between Psychology And Religion

    This module mentions how tensions still exist between psychology and religion. What are these tensions and can they ever be completely resolved? Defend your answer One of the best clashes in the middle of science and religion has been over advancement.There had been cheerful co-operation in the middle of science and religion in the mid nineteenth century in Britain, however after Darwin things changed. In 1859 he delivered his Origin of Species, which offered a record of the beginnings of…

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  • Religious Violence In Ramu Essay

    at night, some people staged a procession in Ramu in protest of the perceived blasphemous image uploaded to a Facebook account. Newspaper reports stated that local Awami League leaders were initially seen mobilising the mob and emphasising the sentimental religious issue to counter the opposition. The Daily Star, a widely circulated national daily, reported that a motley group comprising local leaders of pro-Awami League organisations, BNP men, madrasa students and common people were allegedly…

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