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6 edition of CHILD OF POLYGAMY found in the catalog.

CHILD OF POLYGAMY

by Kosi , J. Avotri

  • 368 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage, family & other relationships,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Alternative Family,
  • Family,
  • Family & Relationships / Alternative Family,
  • Polygamy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8488721M
    ISBN 101420873067
    ISBN 109781420873061
    OCLC/WorldCa70249195

      Under the bill, polygamy is still considered a felony if the person also commits other felony offenses including criminal homicide, kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling, sexual offenses or child .   A revised and updated version of the documentary "Lifting the Veil of Polygamy.".

      In , Dave's Press published a book about a young girl growing up in the fundamentalist Latter-Day Saint community of Bountiful, called "Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy", which went on to win the Vancity Prize for the best book published in . Warren Steed Jeffs (born 3 December ) is the President of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS Church), a polygamous denomination. In , he was convicted of two felony counts of child sexual assault, for which he is currently serving a life sentence plus twenty years.. In , Jeffs was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List for his flight from the Born: December 3, (age 64), Sacramento, .

    Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, privately taught and practiced polygamy. After Smith's death in , the church he established splintered into several competing eement over Smith's doctrine of "plural marriage" has been among the primary reasons for multiple church schisms.. The members of the largest faction, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter .   Go to the source. Dorothy Solomon is the "middle child" in a family of 48 brothers and sisters. She is the daughter of murdered polygamist leader Rulon Allred. She knows what she is talking about. And she is an award-winning writer. If language matters to you, read this book.5/5(5).


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CHILD OF POLYGAMY by Kosi , J. Avotri Download PDF EPUB FB2

A thought-provoking examination of African culture and family, "CHILD OF POLYGAMY" is an intelligent novel that explores the effects of both tradition in the modern world and the influence of Christianity on the African continent.

From the Author/5(3). A thought-provoking examination of African culture and family, "CHILD OF POLYGAMY" is an intelligent novel that explores the effects of both tradition in the modern world and the influence of Christianity on the African continent.

This book is a novel about the childhood of the last-born daughter of a father who had two wives and twelve : Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy, journals Deb Palmer's experiences growing up as a child in a community where plural marriages and religious dogma were the norm.

Debbie was married to three different men - the first CHILD OF POLYGAMY book at the age of fifteen - during her thirty-three years with the group of Mormon Fundamentalists in the community of Bountiful /5. Child of polygamy. [Kosi J Avotri; Nella P Avotri] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. CHILD OF POLYGAMY by Kosi and Nella Avotri gives us a look into another culture during the s and 70s. It is fascinating in that life in Ghana at that time is so different than what we are used to seeing and reading about.

It is a lovely story that explains the closeness of /5. ↑ Richard S. Van Wagoner, Mormon Polygamy: A History (Salt Lake City: Signature Books, ), 43–44, and 43n ↑ Lawrence Foster, Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community, Illini Book Edition ed.

(New York: Oxford University Press, []), – This book tells the story of Susan's life as a child in Colonia LeBaron in Mexico as well as her marriage and married life after marrying Verlan LeBaron. Susan goes from her parents' loving home to trying to navigate the complex dynamics of the polygamous lifestyle/5().

Books shelved as polygamy-religous-cults: Child Brides by Carole A. Western, Silenced by Beth Ellis, Killer Cults: Shocking True Stories of the Most Dang.

POLYGAMY FACT SHEET COONTZ 3 and to share the child-rearing gives them more freedom than women in monogamous unions. An example of this from America can be found among the Plains Size: KB. A local hardware store that stocks a small selection of books along with the usual fare of nails, paint and lumber, had Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy on its shelves.

The book is former resident Debbie Palmer’s gruelling account of the abuse and neglect she witnessed growing up 4/5(17). A young girl in s and 70s Ghana struggles with a fractured, polygamous family life and powerful cultural : Kosi Avotri.

About This Book. This book describes and explores family stress, sibling rivalry and the practice of polygamy as it existed in Ghana of the s and 70s, as well as the interaction of the local religion with Christianity and how they influence one another.

The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is a polygamous splinter group of the Mormon church based in Colorado City, Ariz.

Their leader is Warren Jeffs, who continues to lead. Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy, journals Deb Palmer's experiences growing up as a child in a community where plural marriages and religious dogma were. Child of Polygamy by Kosi J.

Avotri, Nella P. Avotri. Author Kosi J. Avotri, Nella P. Avotri. Title Child of Polygamy. During this period she experienced a lot of conflict with her oldest half sister and endured significant isolation and humiliation as a result of her "evil" half sister's hatred for the young girl's mother.

This book describes and explores family stress, sibling rivalry and the practice of polygamy as it existed in Ghana of the s and 70s, as well as the interaction of the local religion with Christianity and how they influence one novel tells the story of Safia, the youngest daughter of a fractured polygamous family in Ghana, West Africa.4/5(1).

↑ The following all fail to include Oliver Buell as a potential child of Joseph’s: Danel Bachman, “Mormon Practice of Polygamy,” –38; Van Wagoner, Mormon Polygamy, 43–44 and 43 n. 43; Lawrence Foster, Religion and Sexuality (New York: Oxford University Press, ), –58; Gary James Bergera, “Identifying the Earliest Mormon.

The sacred books and scriptures contain abundant evidence of the fact that polygamy was indeed practiced by patriarchal prophets Hindus and Jews. In Arabia and the countries adjoining, polygamy, temporary marriages, unrestricted concubinage, and marriages of convenience were highly rife (Jencks and Milton, ).

Keep Sweet: Children of Polygamy, co-authored by Debbie Palmer and best-selling author, Dave Perrin, journals Deb Palmer's experiences growing up as a child in a community where plural marriages and religious dogma were the norm. Debbie was married to three different men - the first time at the age of fifteen during her thirty-three years with /5(24).

In the state of nature, people were generally polygamous, as are most animals. With many animals, the male leaves the female soon after mating and long before any offspring are born. According to. Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from to by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.POLYGAMY CHILD BRIDES BOOKS.

ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT POLYGAMY & CHILD BRIDES YOU HAVE NEVER READ ANTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE! Hi, this is Professor Carole book The Power of Polygamy was written to cover most of the main polygamist groups, what they believe and how they book was written in Carolyn Jessop (born January 1, ) is a former Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints member who wrote Escape, an autobiographical account of her upbringing in the polygamist sect and later flight from that community.

She is the cousin, by marriage, of Flora Jessop, another former FLDS member and advocate for abused children. Carolyn Jessop now lives in the Salt Lake Relatives: Arthur, Darrel, Karen, Annette, Linda.