'Bachlorette' participant turns down overnight date using Book of Mormon phrase

Published: Tuesday, July 10 2012 12:00 p.m. MDT

Jef Holm talks to Emily Maynard on an episode of ABC's "The Bachelorette."


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On last night's episode of "The Bachelorett," Jef Holm told bachelorette Emily Maynard he could not accept her invitation to spend the night. Holm, who was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but is no longer practicing the faith, quoted a phrase from the book of Alma in his response.

"One F Jef" Holm on The Bachelorette may claim not to be "half Mormon" or even "full Mormon," but he certainly can quote the Book of Mormon. In a previous post, I wrote about the always awkward "overnight date" card presentation when Emily handed the card to Jef and coyly asked, "What do you think?"

Read more about Holm's response on Patheos.

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