An appraisal of the origins and nature of cult violence, from 1st C. to¬† modern times – Christian and Asian, Middle Eastern and Satanism, Voodoo and Witch cults, political, social and Armageddon cults worldwide The Order of the Solar Temple; Aum Shinri Kyo and the Tokyo Subway Killings; The People’s Temple – Jimba, murder and mass suicide at Jonestown; Mirella Beechook and the Lord of the Graveyard; David Koresh and the siege of Waco; Satan’s Laughing Hitman; the trial of the Bury. St Edmunds witches; ‘Nazi’ Fred Cowan and so much more. Illustrated with black and white photographs.