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The Mormon gay By Vernon Moyse
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A book of poetry written in the aftermath of the author's excommunication from the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints. His transgression? The establishment of a perfectly lawful and... More > celibate, UK Civil Partnership (a same-sex union, but NOT a same-sex marriage). To contrast with the "high" induced by early missionary visits, the poems he wrote in 1992 are also included. The contrast shows delusion and brainwashing and then awakening and honesty. The book is certainly in the nature of a cathartic necessary to survival of withdrawal from a cult. But it is forceful and unapologetic and fiercely indignant at the behaviour of a Church which professes Christian love, but is unmoved by tragedies caused by bigotry and prejudice. Such bitterness as there may be is now external to the author for whom a new life beckons at the age of 66. The power in the poems themselves is manifest.< Less
The Mormon gay By Vernon Moyse
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A book of poetry written in the aftermath of the author's excommunication from the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints. His transgression? The establishment of a perfectly lawful and... More > celibate, UK Civil Partnership (a same-sex union, but NOT a same-sex marriage). To contrast with the "high" induced by early missionary visits, the poems he wrote in 1992 are also included. The contrast shows delusion and brainwashing and then awakening and honesty. The book is certainly in the nature of a cathartic necessary to survival of withdrawal from a cult. But it is forceful and unapologetic and fiercely indignant at the behaviour of a Church which professes Christian love, but is unmoved by tragedies caused by bigotry and prejudice. Such bitterness as there may be is now external to the author for whom a new life beckons at the age of 66. The power in the poems themselves is manifest.< Less
Brigham's Destroying Angel: Being the Autobiography, Confession, and Startling Disclosures of the Notorious Bill Hickman, the Mormon Danite Chief of Utah (Hardcover) By William Adams Hickman
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William Hickman's memoirs, famous for exposing the inner workings of the Mormon church as it was during the mid-19th century, are available here complete with the original appendices. A sensation... More > upon their original release in 1872, the evocatively titled Brigham's Destroying Angel chronicles William Hickman's life as he traverses the ranks of the Mormon Church, which was at the time led by its second President, Brigham Young. Bill Hickman portrays Brigham as charismatic but controlling preacher, with sermons used to keep his followers and fellow settlers of the West in line. Hickman himself was a professional gunslinger, responsible for numerous assassinations which he confesses in this book. He was also a polygamist, having married a total of ten wives during his time in the Church of Latter-Day Saints. In 1868 Hickman was excommunicated from the church, and a few years he was later charged with murder. Following his arrest, Hickman was held under guard in an early form of witness protection.< Less
Brigham's Destroying Angel: Being the Autobiography, Confession, and Startling Disclosures of the Notorious Bill Hickman, the Mormon Danite Chief of Utah By William Adams Hickman
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William Hickman's memoirs, famous for exposing the inner workings of the Mormon church as it was during the mid-19th century, are available here complete with the original appendices. A sensation... More > upon their original release in 1872, the evocatively titled Brigham's Destroying Angel chronicles William Hickman's life as he traverses the ranks of the Mormon Church, which was at the time led by its second President, Brigham Young. Bill Hickman portrays Brigham as charismatic but controlling preacher, with sermons used to keep his followers and fellow settlers of the West in line. Hickman himself was a professional gunslinger, responsible for numerous assassinations which he confesses in this book. He was also a polygamist, having married a total of ten wives during his time in the Church of Latter-Day Saints. In 1868 Hickman was excommunicated from the church, and a few years he was later charged with murder. Following his arrest, Hickman was held under guard in an early form of witness protection.< Less

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