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Brides of Eden: A True Story Imagined - Linda Crew
Brides of Eden: A True Story Imagined
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In our defense, I can say only that nothing seemed so terribly strange in the beginning... When, in 1903, the fiery preacher Joshua arrives in sleepy Corvallis, Oregon, Eva Mae -- and the whole town -- is never the same again. Joshua is wonderful. He's charismatic. Insisting on simplicity,... show more
In our defense, I can say only that nothing seemed so terribly strange in the beginning... When, in 1903, the fiery preacher Joshua arrives in sleepy Corvallis, Oregon, Eva Mae -- and the whole town -- is never the same again. Joshua is wonderful. He's charismatic. Insisting on simplicity, he commands his converts to burn their possessions. Demanding devotion to Christ, he tells them to abandon their personal ties. But there's a surge of violence rising, and before it's over, families will be ripped apart and lives will be destroyed. Eva Mae's gripping true story is a stranger-than-fiction tale of a turn-of-the-century apocalyptic cult.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780064472173 (0064472175)
ASIN: 64472175
Publisher: HarperTempest
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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3.5 Brides of Eden: A True Story Imagined
I know a little about the Brides of Christ, so when I heard there was a fictionalization of their story, I knew I had to get my hands on it. In 1903, a preacher who calls himself Joshua moves to Corvallis, Oregon and sets up a new church. At first, everything goes well, but when Joshua’s preaching...
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