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xiv, 466 pages ; 25 cm.
New York, NY :
Thomas Dunne Books,
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
|| Includes index.
|| Prologue: Genesis -- Part one: The Book of Matthew. 1. The serpent -- 2. God's perfect world -- 3. Death and dismemberment -- 4. The exorcist -- 5. The crime family -- Part Two: The Book of Judas. 6. Betrayed with a kiss -- 7. The getaway -- 8. The snitch -- 9. Crime scene Investigators -- 10. Guilt and Innocence -- 11. The wages of sin -- 12. The love of Judas -- Part Three: The Book of Revelation: 13. The first great awakening -- 14. Sacrificed on the altar -- 15. Angel baby -- 16. Police work -- 17. Clackatraz -- 18. Tender mercies -- 19. Healing the blind -- 20. The Father, The Son -- 21. It Is finished -- Epilogue: Exodus -- Index.
|| "In a small Oregon town, American criminal history reached a tipping point when a series of sensational trials exposed the darkest side of American fundamentalism. Over the past decades, thousands of children had died at the hands of their own parents--legally. Local authorities knew why it was happening, and who was responsible--but did nothing--because faith-based neglect was not a crime. In the Name of God tells the story of how police, prosecutors, and a lone church member triumphed over religious zealotry. Though the fight against faith healing continues around the country, the triumph in Oregon shows a path towards a better future, in which no child needs to die for the sake of a parent's faith"-- Provided by publisher.