In May 2006, Jeffs was placed on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List for allegedcrimes in Arizona and Utah and was arrested in August 2006. This book will explorethe social impact of plural marriage, the dangers of religious extremism, and theintersection where faith meets criminal behavior. Twenty years ago the author wasnominated for a national award, an Edgar, for documenting the rise and fall of theneo-Nazi group known as The Order. Two decades later the subject of violently fanatical theology has become a a worldwide issue.
When Men Become Gods examines Jeffs’ story, how it fitsinto this larger phenomenon, and offers a different approach to fighting terrorism.