Apocalyptic Faith and Political Violence
Prophets of Terror
|Publication Date||September 2006|
|Formats||Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Paperback Ebook (PDF)|
This study examines the functional relationship between millenarian-inspired terrorism and the process of political change. Through an exhaustive investigation of late Twentieth-century movements, Aum Shinrikyo, Sendero Luminoso and Hezbollah, it concludes that in each case, apocalyptic expectations performed a significant group mobilization, leadership and therapeutic function.