Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in by John R. Hall,Philip D. Schuyler,Sylvaine Trinh

By John R. Hall,Philip D. Schuyler,Sylvaine Trinh

Apocalypse Observed is ready spiritual violence. by means of examining 5 of the main infamous cults of modern years, the authors current a desirable and revealing account of non secular sects and clash. Cults coated include:

* the apocalypse at Jonestown
* the department Davidians at Waco
* the violent course of Aum Shinrikyo
* the paranormal apocalypse of the sunlight Temple
* the mass suicide of Heaven's Gate.

Through comparative case reviews and in-depth research, the authors express how non secular violence can erupt now not easily from the ideals of the cult fans or the personalities in their leaders, but in addition from the way society responds to the cults in its midst.

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