Tag: Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Warren Steed Jeffs is the president of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
In August, 2011, a Texas jury convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs of child sexual assault Thursday in a case stemming from two young followers he took as brides in what his church calls "spiritual marriages."
Though Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years, most of his followers continue to view him as God's prophet -- and he continues to rule his sect with an iron fist.
The United Effort Plan property trust was created by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1942 on the concept of a "united order," allowing followers to share in its assets.
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 polygamous cult.
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
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
"Damned to Heaven" is the story of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a polygamist religious sect of the Mormon Church.