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Read and listen to the unfolding of plural marriage in its historical context in SAINTS
Chapter 25: Move on to the West
Chapter 36: Incline Them to Gather
Chapter 37: We Will Prove Them
Chapter 38: A Traitor or a True Man
Chapter 39: The Seventh Trouble
Chapter 40: United in an Everlasting Covenant
Chapter 41: God Must Be the Judge