Book Review:: The Blessed by Ann H. Gabhart

The Blessed by Ann M. Gabhart is a fascinating look into the Shakers, a religious sect particularly active  between the 1830’s-1860’s.  Since the Shakers believed that Christ’s earthly return was going to happen in their lifetimes, the Shakers forbid their community to marry and have children.  With such a practice in place, it is noContinue reading “Book Review:: The Blessed by Ann H. Gabhart”