Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Summary
Jon Krakauer

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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Summary

In Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, author Jon Krakauer attempts to help readers understand why religious people perform heinous acts of violence. This text focuses on Mormon fundamentalists, specifically Ron and Dan Lafferty. These brothers are responsible for the murder of their sister-in-law and their niece. The two do not deny their crime, but they claim they are justified in their actions because they believe the murders were...

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