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Political-Social Movements: Millenarian: Southeast Asia
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Millenarianism is an old tradition that can be found in many parts of the world. Millenarian movements emerge mostly in transition situations, where societies are in crisis or disorder. The aim of these movements, which to a large extent are juxtaposed and interchanged with messianic and prophetic movements, is to end a period of injustice and to awa…

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Fauzia, Amelia, “Political-Social Movements: Millenarian: Southeast Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_00363>
First published online: 2009

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