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Under his banner

papers on the missionary work of modern times
  • 440 Pages
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S.P.C.K. , London
Missions, Church of England, Hi
Statementby H.W. Tucker
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 440 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26214988M
OCLC/WorldCa25660379

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In addition to covering the murder of a woman and her child by self-proclaimed Mormon Fundamentalists (acting, as they claim, on a mission from God), Krakauer takes the time and patience to cover some of the history of the Morman by: 1. In his prologue, Jon Krakauer writes that the aim of his book is to "cast some light on Lafferty and his ilk," which he concedes is a daunting but useful task for what it may tell us "about the roots of brutality, perhaps, but even more for what might be learned about the nature of faith" [p.

Jon Krakauer's literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. In Under the Banner of Heaven, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own the core of his book is an appalling double murder committed by two Mormon Fundamentalist brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they /5(5).

His new book, Under the Banner of Heaven, focuses on two Mormon fundamentalist brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty who killed their sister-in-law and her month-old daughter because, they said, God told them to do it.

This seems to be the season for probing the more extreme manifestations of Mormonism. An interview with Jon Krakauer.

Jon Krakauer replies to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' official response to his latest book 'Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith. At the end of Junethe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints issued an official "response" to my new book, Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith.

When it was published, Under the Banner of Heaven became a bestseller and was later optioned for a movie. Representatives of the LDS church objected to many of the details of Krakauer’s description of Joseph Smith and his successor Brigham Young, and also criticized the book for making it sound as though all Mormons are prone to violence.

A Utah death row inmate featured in the popular book "Under the Banner of Heaven" after killing his sister-in-law and her child for resisting his polygamist beliefs inched closer to becoming the.

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This commentary has the subtitle Under His Banner of Love, begins with a list of quotations from such great saints as Augustine, James Durham. 'Under the Banner of Heaven': 'Short Creek' May 3, • In his book Under the Banner of Heaven, author Jon Krakauer examined the history.

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Relying on his strong journalistic and storytelling skills, Krakauer peppers the book with an array of disturbing firsthand accounts and news stories (such as the recent kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart) of physical and sexual /5().

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Some book reviewers and religion writers have asked The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its reaction to a new book by Jon Krakauer, Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith.

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Then in the Song of Songs it says in chapter 2, verse 4, “He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.” (KJB). In Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders.

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While I am a big fan of Krakauer's earlier works, Under the Banner of Heaven leaves a lot to be desired. I don't think that his weaving of two genres ("true crime" and history)works well here.

Taken separately, a history of the Church of LDS and its offshoots, and the true crime story are both very interesting, but the constant weaving back and.

Under the Banner of Heaven Jon Krakauer PROLOGUE Almost everyone in Utah County has heard of the Lafferty boys. That’s mostly a function of the lurid murders, of course, but the Lafferty surname had a certain prominence in the county even before Brenda and Erica Lafferty were killed.

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In his prologue, Jon Krakauer writes that the aim of his book is to "cast some light on Lafferty and his ilk," which he concedes is a daunting but useful task for what it may tell us "about the roots of brutality, perhaps, but even more for what might be learned about the nature of faith" [p.