Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith - Study Guide Part 4, Chapters 21 - 22 Summary & Analysis

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Krakauer opens this chapter with the Mormons' idea that Rulon Jeffs was the chosen one sent by the Lord. However, it is in this chapter that Krakauer describes the reaction to Uncle Rulon's death. There is fear there may be an uprising of other Mormon sects against those in Colorado City and Bountiful. Warren Jeffs, son of Rulon, has already taken charge of the communities. Warren's idea of power is to motivate his people through fear, not love as his father did. As a result of the people's strong dislike for Warren, there is a belief that Warren will either die early, or that many of these Mormons under his power will split off and form their own sect.

Krakauer traces the roots of Colorado City back to John D. Lee. Lee was banished for his role in the Mountain Meadows...

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