The Hutaree militants arrested this week believe Christian warriors can hasten the coming of the end times through violence. Religion professor Brenda Brasher explains the group’s unique theology.
Dr. Brenda Brasher is a sociologist and author of several books including the award-winning Godly Women: Fundamentalism and Female Power, and Give Me That Online Religion. She was editor in chief of Routledge's Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism, and serves as series editor for the Equinox Press Millennialism and Society series. A former Fulbright scholar in Ukraine, Dr. Brasher has taught at the University of Aberdeen, and Tulane University. She now resides in Uptown New Orleans.