How the Mormon Church outlawed polygamy, "The Most Holy And Important Doctrine Ever Revealed."
With the trial of Warren Jeffs, the ecclesiastical head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) in full swing, countless media outlets are again paying attention to the plight of woman caught up in the …
Research resources on the Bountiful, Canada polygamous cult -- part of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) cult.
The Church of the Lamb of God was a polygamous sect of the Mormon Church, founded by 'prophet' Ervil LeBaron.
New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award nominee Stephen Singular discusses his new book When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His Cult of Fear, and the Women Who Fought Back.
Research resources on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS), a polygamous sect of the Mormon Church
Information about the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a polygamous sect of the Mormon Church
Tucked away in the shadow of fortress-like mountains of southeast British Columbia, the town of Bountiful has managed to somehow avoid the wrath of Canadian law for over 50 years despite openly practising polygamy.
The Bountiful case has wide ramifications for Canadian law: If British Columbia charges either or both of Bountiful’s leaders, Winston Blackmore and Jim Oler, with the criminal offence of practising polygamy and loses, it opens the door for the free …
Wearing heavy pastel-colored dresses buttoned up to the neck and reaching down to the ground, their hair pinned up into tight, tall waves, the women of the FLDS sect look as if they had stepped out of another century. …
A list of polygamous sects -- most of them offshoots of the Mormon Church.
Carolyn Jessop discusses her memoir Escape, the dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her children
Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, described plural marriage as part of "the most holy and important doctrine ever revealed to man on earth" and taught that a man needed at least three wives to attain the "fullness of …
Polygamy is a marriage in which a spouse of either sex may have more than one mate at the same time.
Research resources on polygamy