Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika
Joe: You have to reconcile yourself to the world's unperfectibility by being thoroughly in the world but not of it. [...] That's what being a Mormon is. (3.4.21)
Hannah: One hundred and seventy years ago, which is recent, an angel of God appeared to Joseph Smith in upstate New York, not far from here. People have visions.
Prior: But that's preposterous, that's...
Hannah: It's not polite to call other people's beliefs preposterous. He had a great need of understanding. Our Prophet. His desire made prayer. His prayer made an angel. The angel was real. I believe that. (4.6.17-19)
Hannah: OH! Grab her, say "I will not let thee go except thou bless me!" Then wrestle with her till she gives in. (5.1.16).