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

ISBN-10: 0415192765

ISBN-13: 9780415192767

ISBN-10: 0415192773

ISBN-13: 9780415192774

Apocalypse Observed is ready spiritual violence. by means of studying 5 of the main infamous cults of contemporary 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 direction of Aum Shinrikyo
* the paranormal apocalypse of the sunlight Temple
* the mass suicide of Heaven's Gate.

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

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

ISBN-10: 0415192765

ISBN-13: 9780415192767

ISBN-10: 0415192773

ISBN-13: 9780415192774

Apocalypse Observed is ready spiritual violence. by means of studying 5 of the main infamous cults of contemporary 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 direction of Aum Shinrikyo
* the paranormal apocalypse of the sunlight Temple
* the mass suicide of Heaven's Gate.

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

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