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Review .' . . strangely haunting book. . . utterly convincing and unforgettable.''Knab is a skilled storyteller. . . a book that kept my attention riveted to the page.'.' . . fascinating tale of indigenous millenarianism. . . [Knab's] account is truly captivating. His popularizing approach will appeal to a broad audience fascinated by Mexican indigenous cultures.''Those who might enjoy a wild ride through the visionary and unbalanced mind of a Huichol should try 'Mad Jesus,' Read more From the Inside Flap This is the story of an anthropologist's encounter with a Huichol Indian known as 'Mad Jesus.' Jesus was an artisan, a shaman, a self-styled prophet, a mad messiah, and a murderous mystic. Read more See all Editorial Reviews