Under the Banner of Heaven
A Story of Violent Faith
ISBN10: 1400032806 ISBN13: 9781400032808 Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group Published: Jun 1 2004 Pages: 399 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Traces the events that surrounded the 1984 murder of a woman and her child by fundamentalist Mormons Ron and Dan Lafferty, exploring the belief systems and traditions, including polygamy, that mark the faith's most extreme factions and what their practices reflect about the nature of religion in America. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 300,000 first printing.