When ‘Sister Wives’ Met ‘The Red Tent’

TLC's Sister Wives is sort of a real-life version of the late HBO hit Big Love: a man named Kody Brown adds a fourth wife to his polygamous marriage and copes with legal challenges to his family. This year, the Browns moved from Utah to the promised land of Las Vegas and announced that fourth wife Robyn is pregnant. But I can't stop thinking about how the four wives of Kody remind me of the four wives of the Biblical Jacob - particularly the version of the wives as presented in Anita Diamant's … [Read more...]