Category Archives: 25 Mormon Wars Part 1: The Fighting Parson

Prelude to a national, multi-generational, ecumenical clusterfeck

Mormon Wars Part 1: The Fighting Parson

John Chivington was the swashbuckling Methodist minister who’s militant Christianizing and Abolitionist sermonizing got him driven out of the Kansas/Missouri conflicts of the mid 1800’s. “Bleeding Kansas,” it was called. His ecclesiastical overseers moved him to Nebraska territory for his … Continue reading

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