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messianism       294925376

Scope note
Religious movements centring on a highly charismatic leader and marked by an eschatological, utopian, or revolutionary ideology.

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messianic movements

Broader terms
religious movements

Related terms
charisma
Jesus Christ
Mahdis
millenarianism

Subject category
06.03 RELIGIOUS BELIEF AND PRACTICE

Indexing history
For publications indexed before 2006, see also African Independent Churches.



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