Crimes of Preachers in the United States and Canada [NOOK Book]

Crimes of Preachers in the United States and Canada

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This book provides a criminal history of the crimes of preachers. The following categories of crimes are discussed:

Abortion and attempts to procure
Abusive language
Alienation of affections
Assault with intent to murder
Assault with intent to rape
Assault with intent to do great harm
Assault and battery
Attempted suicide
Bigamy, attempted and accomplished
Breach of promise to marry
Cheating, swindling, grafting, malversation, misappropriation, etc.
"Conduct unbecoming a minister of the gospel"
Contempt of court
Cruelty to wife or children
Desertion or non-support of wife or children
Disorderly conduct
Divorced or sued
Elopement, attempted or accomplished
Embezzlement, fraud, defalcation, etc.
Enticing women and young girls
False impersonation
Grave robbery
Gross immorality
Horse stealing
Illicit distilling
Illicit liquor selling
Immoralities with women and girls, miscellaneous and variously described
Lying and deceit
Malicious destruction of property and malicious mischief
Murder generally
Murder of child
Murder of wife
Obscene language
Obscene print, circulation of
Obtaining money or property under false pretenses
Perjury or subornation of
Plagiarism or literary piracy
Praying for death of neighbor, who died
Rape in general
Rape of girls under age of consent or puberty
Seduction in general
Seduction of girls under fifteen
Sodomy or unnatural crime
Stealing religious funds or property
Threatening life
Violation of postal laws
White slavery and pandering
Wife or woman beating

Many other offenses are listed, and not denomination is innocent. Included in this book are the following:

Methodist 728
Baptist 492
Catholic 325
Presbyterian 187
Episcopalian 164
Evangehst 136
Congregational 120
Christian (or Campbellite) 101
Lutheran 100
United Brethren 38
Jewish 18
Adventist 17
Reformed 16
Holiness 12
Church of God 8
Disciples 9
Missionary 8
Dunkard 7
Greek Catholic 7
Universalist 7
Church of Christ 6
Sanctificationist 5
Unitarian 5
Mennonite 4
Friend (Quaker) 3
Mormon 3
Armenian 2
Independent 2
Moravian 2
Pentecost 2
Millennialist 2

Other denominations are also included.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015489958
  • Publisher: Balefire Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 235
  • File size: 12 MB
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