Messianism and puritanical reform : Mahdīs of the Muslim west / by Mercedes García-Arenal ; translated from the Spanish by Martin Beagles.

This is a book about revolutionary movements of a messianic and millenarian character, led by a "mahdi", in Islamic terms, a charismatic messianic leader. It also addresses the question of mediation between God and men and the political repercussions of this question in the history of the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: García-Arenal, Mercedes.
Format: Book
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series:Medieval and early modern Iberian world ; v. 29.
Online Access:CONNECT