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Category Archives: Fundamentalist Mormonism
Charles Harrell is an Associate Professor at Brigham Young University. In his 2011 book, This Is My Doctrine: The Development of Mormon Theology, he discusses many issues not normally found in a typical LDS-authored book. One such issue is the … Continue reading
Last week the Salt Lake Tribune reported on a recent shake up among members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Observers say an unprecedented number — up to 1,500 members — of the polygamous sect led … Continue reading
Jared, a Mormon Fundamentalist, brought his sign to the streets of Manti, Utah preceding a 2011 Mormon Miracle Pageant performance. He graciously agreed to give Aaron an interview (below).
The Canadian Supreme Court (British Columbia) is currently hearing a case on the constitutionality of Canada’s polygamy laws. On December 2 (2010) the court heard testimony from Utah clinical psychologist Dr. Lawrence Beall, who described the “dark side” of polygamy … Continue reading
I know it sounds like a spoof, but it’s not. On September 26th (2010) TLC will premiere a new reality show: Sister Wives. According to ABC News, “The series will follow the fundamentalist Mormon family of Kody Brown and his … Continue reading
The July 2009 issue of A Shield & Refuge Ministry Newsletter mentioned an interesting facet of LDS temple ordinances — that of proxy work done on behalf of excommunicated fundamentalist polygamists. On June 2nd (2009) the Salt Lake Tribune ran … Continue reading
Now that Warren Jeffs, the leader of the nation’s largest polygamous group, has been arrested, some observers had apparently anticipated that his followers would have paraded through the streets, rejoicing that they were now free from this man’s control. Instead, … Continue reading
Warren Jeffs, fugitive leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was apprehended last night near Las Vegas, Nevada. The Associated Press reports: The leader of a polygamist Mormon sect, who’s been one of the country’s most … Continue reading
Today’s LA Times ran an in-depth article detailing the horrific abuses associated with modern-day polygamy. “Blind Eye to Culture of Abuse – Children of a polygamist sect have been exploited, molested for years” takes a hard look at what women … Continue reading