Dr. Mark Staker, Ph.D in anthropology

Black Pete’s Mormon Mission, Angelic Visits, and Attempts to Marry

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We’ll continue our conversation with Dr. Mark Lyman, anthropologist at the LDS Church History Library in Salt Lake City.  In part 2 we’ll discuss Black Pete’s mission for the LDS Church, his introduction of ecstatic religious practices into the Mormon community such as speaking in tongues, and his attempts to marry within the predominantly white community of Kirtland.

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We’ll continue our conversation with Dr. Mark Lyman, anthropologist at the LDS Church History Library in Salt Lake City.  In part 2 we’ll discuss Black Pete’s mission for the LDS Church, his angelic visions, his introduction of ecstatic religious practices into the Mormon community such as speaking in tongues, and his attempts to marry within the predominantly white community of Kirtland.  Pete was a leader during in Kirtland during in the community between Nov 1830 – Feb 1831, serving a mission and likely baptizing people into the LDS Church.

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