Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

A chilling illustration that given the right circumstances–religious fundamentalism, charismatic leaders, belief that they are the sole recipients of God’s truth–Americans are as capable of violence in God’s name as anyone.

[Update 2006-08-31]

From CNN: A Nevada Highway Patrolman named Eddie Dutchover nabbed Warren Jeffs, one of the primary creeps of “Under the Banner of Heaven”, Monday night.

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One Response to Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

  1. Sarah Craber says:

    I read this a few years ago and was amazed that places like Colorado City were ignored by law enforcement agencies. A real eye-opener that things like this are allowed to continue in the US.

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