Church of Lies
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
, True Crime
, Cultural Studies
Flora Jessop was born into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Colorado City.After enduring much physical and sexual abuse, Flora fled when she was 14 and shortly returned after feeling afraid. She was sent to live with her Uncle Fred and was a prisoner for two years un...
No matter how much I learn about the FLDS, every book brings new surprises. This one in particular, because it's not just one survivor's story, it's also the story of her tireless work to help other women and children escape lives of polygamous and abuse. One of the girls Flora Jessop rescued, first...
Originally posted at Nose in a BookThis book is probably the last thing Tina and Lauren ever saw being featured on our little blog, yet here I am!Here’s an un-known tidbit about me: I enjoy books about the Mormon church and the FLDS. Yes, I understand the FLDS has nothing to do with the Mormon churc...
Initially I was interested in this book since I was raised in the mainstream Mormon faith. I wanted to know exactly what the differences are in the mainstream faith and the fundamentalist sect. I found out the differences are slight, which didn't shock me too much. What shocked me was the story o...
Just another book I've read on this topic. I am constantly surprised and sickened by the idea of adults allowing their underage girls to get married to men old enough to be their father or in some cases grandfather. In some cases its with their 1st cousin!! What 13 yr old girl needs to be married? T...
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