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...
Leiden ; Boston :
|Series:||Medieval and early modern Iberian world ;
v. 29. |