39: In the Hands of God


    Scott Hales is the lead writer and literary editor of Saints, Volume 2. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Jane Manning James’s desire to participate in temple work and receive a recommend to perform temple baptisms. We also learn about Wilford Woodruff’s intent to issue the Manifesto, which signaled the ending of the practice of plural marriage in the Church.

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