Download Audiobook Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer in English

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith


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This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes listeners inside America’s remoted Mormon Fundamentalist communities, the place some 40,000 folks nonetheless follow polygamy. Defying each civil authorities and the Mormon institution in Salt Lake Metropolis, the renegade leaders of those Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who reply solely to God.On the core of Krakauer’s ebook are brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they obtained a commandment from God to kill a innocent lady and her child lady. Starting with a meticulously researched account of this appalling double homicide, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered, bone-chilling narrative of messianic delusion, polygamy, savage violence, and unyielding religion. Alongside the way in which he uncovers a shadowy offshoot of America’s quickest rising faith and raises provocative questions concerning the nature of non secular perception.