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TitleCorianton, Chapter II
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1889
AuthorsRoberts, B.H.
MagazineThe Contributor
Issue Number6
Date PublishedApril 1889
KeywordsCorianton (Son of Alma the Younger); Fiction

A fictional portrayal of events in the life of Corianton, one of the sons of Alma the Younger. To the grief of his father, Corianton is among the supporters of Korihor that accompanies him to his trial. Although acquitted by the law of the land, Korihor initiates a conflict with the High Priest, Alma the Younger, who boldly declares his testimony and witness of God.  Korihor demands a sign, and receives one in being struck dumb and losing his ability to speak. Seeing he has lost his supporters, he flees. As the people disperse, Alma the Younger goes to speak with his son.