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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
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Description: Amazon.com Review In 1984, Ron and Dan Lafferty murdered the wife and infant daughter of their younger brother Allen. The crimes were noteworthy not merely for their brutality but for the brothers' claim that they were acting on direct orders from God. In Under the Banner of Heaven, Jon Krakauer tells the story of the killers and their crime but also explores the shadowy world of Mormon fundamentalism from which the two emerged. The Mormon Church was founded, in part, on the idea that true believers could speak directly with God. But while the mainstream church attempted to be more palatable to the general public by rejecting th ... (more)
Manufacturer: Anchor
Release date: 8 June 2004
ISBN-10 : 1400032806 | ISBN-13: 9780385511513
Tags: History (1), Non-fiction (1), Religion (1), PC (1), Mormons (1), Library Sale (1)
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