Essays Tagged: "Mormon"

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

history. The events leading to, during, and after his assassination not only affect members of the Mormon church, but they also affect the face of the United States today.Before his assassination, th ... me to be known as his 'first' vision.'(Persuitte 21) After this he began his writing of the Book of Mormon. After this vision his life was supposedly interrupted two more times by God before he finish ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

John GrayMr. Bunting W&W Rom.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsThe book "MORMONISM Doctrines of devils" is book #2 in the volume "Exposing the cults of our day". It covers t ... book #2 in the volume "Exposing the cults of our day". It covers the basic beliefs and practices of Mormonism will compare the Mormon religion to the beliefs of Christianity.The Church of Jesus Christ ...

(5 pages) 89 5 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Elizabeth smart.

even Alan Hassan, a cult expert and mental health professional, believes Mitchell used their shared Mormon background to brainwash Elizabeth. "Brainwashing is a three-step process: Unfreezing the curr ... says Hassan. Hassan also believes that Mitchell new the right words to say because he himself was a Mormon who had been excommunicated and Elizabeth was also a Mormon.On March 12, 2003, two couples sp ...

(2 pages) 98 6 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Ethnic cleansing in America

In 1838 Governor Boggs signed an order of extermination that brought about the ethnic cleansing of Mormons from the state of Missouri. Leading up to this ethnic cleansing in Missouri were sev ... caused the official order of extermination from the Governor. "In July of 1831, a group of about 60 Mormons settled in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet, instruc ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Describe the problems of living in a newly set-up town in the west:

In the Wild West there were four main types of town. These were mining towns, cattle towns, Mormon towns and homesteader towns. In these towns the inhabitants suffered different problems to di ... weren't available to travel uphill and the only means of communication were by stagecoach and horse.Mormon towns were built for the Mormons to escape persecution from non-Mormons. The main Mormon town ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Roman Catholic and Mormon

ABSTRACTRoman Catholic and Mormon are two very different types of religions, but at the same time they share some of the same c ... s are branches of one main religion. This paper looks at the history of both the Roman Catholic and Mormon religions then compares them to each other.ROMAN CATHOLICThe Roman Catholic Church is a Chris ... hings, to make sure the religion would work with the times, so Roman Catholicism is always changing.MORMONJoseph Smith, Jr. founded the Mormon religion in 1820. Joseph Smith was unsure of his religion ...

(5 pages) 72 1 4.1 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A look at what a family is in Societies around the world, also different types of marriages.

which involve one man and a number of women. In North America this was practiced extensively among Mormons, but was largely phased out during the 19th century. Today, it appears to be confined to sma ... argely phased out during the 19th century. Today, it appears to be confined to small Fundamentalist Mormon groups which have been excommunicated by the main Mormon church. Homosexual unions of two men ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Influences on Orson Scott Card's Works.

rals in his youth that helped him determine between good and bad. Many of Card's works involves the Mormon Church, whether on purpose or just subconsciously. He writes science fiction mostly, which he ... as a child at a public library in California (where he grew up). Card's childhood and beliefs as a Mormon are what influence his writings.Card lives in North Carolina with his wife, Kristina, and the ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Immigration: An Opinion Regarding Two Conflicting Viewpoints

ves do exactly the same thing (James, 2005, p. 580). For example, several communities of polygamist Mormons continue to take advantage of welfare. The men will continue to have children with their mul ...

(3 pages) 101 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gutzon Borglum - Creater of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota

daho Territory, on March 25, 1867. His parents were Danish and it is believed that his father was a Mormon bigamist. His mother was his father's second wife and she was abandoned when Gutzon's father ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Church of the latter day saints

was the last major era before the coming of Christ.According to Latter-day Saint theology, the term Mormon refers to a prophet who lived in the Americas in the 4th century A.D. He was called to compil ... of his people and their dealings with God into a single book. This book is now known as the book of Mormon.Means : more goodBeliefs of Mormons:A true Mormon is a true Christian.It is essential that al ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Polygamy

with of the topic of polygamy when visiting Salt Lake City in Utah. I met a girl that was a devout Mormon and I started asking her about the history of the religion. She made a comment about ¡& ... ore than one wife, and over ten kids¡±. In Utah the majority of the residents practice Mormonism, and polygamous marriages have been linked with this religion. Her remark caught me off gu ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cults

tarialistic control over ones mind. Most are todays most popular religions are actually cults. Like Mormons, Jewish, presbyterian, Later day saints, Baptist, and these religions have different preroga ... terian, Later day saints, Baptist, and these religions have different prerogatives towards religion.Mormons started in the barren desert south western America in the early 1800's, and the Mormons were ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Different Names, Diffeerent Meanings

ues are constantly discussed. One episode that sticks in my mind is the episode when Julie, a white Mormon, refers to David, an African American male, as "˜colored'. Many of the cast members in ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman Catholic Vs. Morman

Roman Catholic vs. Mormon Roman Catholic and Mormon are two very different types of religion, but at the same time they ... ertain things; the following 2 points are just a small chunk of the big picture. Roman Catholic and Mormon religions are split into two categories, one: The History from their beginning till now and t ... on would work with the times, so Roman Catholicism is always changing.Joseph Smith, Jr. founded the Mormon religion in 1820. Joseph Smith was unsure of his religion at a young age, none of them seemed ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Deviant Behavior

One man having more than one wife can be a deviant behavior depending on who is looking at it. "The Mormon belief is that polygamy is holy and was practiced commonly in ancient times" (Longaker, 1995) ... ef is that polygamy is holy and was practiced commonly in ancient times" (Longaker, 1995). Within a Mormon society having more than one wife is not only natural it is expected in most cases. However i ...

(1 pages) 88 0 4.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Untitled

y. Not being able to have a member of the opposite sex in your suite sounds like something out of a Mormon school. What is the university afraid of…………that the kids (I mean ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Plains Indians And The Reservation And Assimilatio

rst implemented in the early 1850s, and was not successful. This policy was first broken during the Mormon Cow War, in which three Sioux boys killed a stray cow from a Mormon wagon train. The wagon tr ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Antebellum Reform - Study Notes

nted to stop excess drinking, later on emphasis on no sex – die out) examples of this are: the Mormon Church, Shakers-perfectionism, immediatism, moral suasion – anti-institutionalism-led to ... 18402.Identify and discuss the significance of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.-Mormons --> have their own version of the Bible & started in upstate NY --> became known a ...

(2 pages) 522 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Religion

In America the most popular religions are Baptist, Catholic, Protestant, Mormon, Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Assembly of God and Jehovah's Witness. There are also a l ...

(2 pages) 26 1 2.3 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith