A Mormon missionary goes insane on his mission and all hell breaks loose. Miraculous occurrences. Various sexual congress. The God of the Universe striking people dead. Mormon missionary Kenny Feller has realized that God isn’t about to give him an ounce of the miracle power he needs to succeed on his mission—as promised. Then his junior companion shows up—the wisecracking Jared Baserman—and immediately starts hearing heavenly voices and seeing fantastic visions.
For Kenny, it is immediately clear that God has sent Jared to propel him into Mormon Manhood. Soon enough, interests both virtuous and malevolent cozy up to Kenny and Jared, eager to make use of Jared’s gifting. As Jared’s messages grow more bizarre, Kenny begins to wonder: Is Jared really touched by God? And, if so—does God know what the !#%$@! He is doing?
A Danger to God Himself is a hilarious takedown of religious certainty, a life-affirming tale set in 1970s Washington state—equal parts spiritual road map and coming-of-age tale and dark comedy.