Ultimate Devotion: The Historical Impact and Archaeological Expression of Intense Religious Movements, by Arbel,Yoav
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- ISBN: 9781845532260 | 1845532260
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/8/2014
In the hands of dissenting religious zealots, faith and ritual can be a powerful means of mobilizing people towards radical change. From the viewpoint of many historical rebel-zealots, shattering existing political and social institutions was a pre-condition for the forthcoming regency of God. Repercussions were traumatic, and often catastrophic.