SacredFuryChapt3 - ways they respond to apocalyptic groups,...

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Read Sacred Fury , Chapter 3. Prepare a typed summary of the chapter’s main points, using these questions as guides: a. Why are apocalyptic views of the world so attractive to believers? b. Why might excessive concern with the end of the world be counterproductive and even dangerous for religious believers? c. How do apocalyptic believers justify violence in their cause? d. How can law enforcement officials, by the
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Unformatted text preview: ways they respond to apocalyptic groups, actually become participants in the apocalyptic scenarios of these groups? e. What are some of the major beliefs of apocalyptic believers? f. Why do people join Utopian groups such as Peoples Temple? Why are apocalyptic views of the world so attractive to believers?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course REL 109 taught by Professor Lucas during the Fall '08 term at Stetson.

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