Re: Thief Saints and Caste

From: Jeff Richard <richaje_at_beEYbq6MaBjaUQWVMsF-JpRLoOqYx9ziT8uPOjMDKNi7zBrjPWI7jdhiVHidMxk6dytU>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 11:46:48 -0000

> Thief Saints:

Good stuff from Peter snipped. My only quibble:

> The Savonarolans - these thieves are notorious for
> stealing sinful (and only sinful) possessions. In
> worshipping their saint, they throw the possessions
> onto a large bonfire. The wealthy hate them but they
> receive spiritual support from some austere factions
> in the church.

Although I like the sect, I think the name is just a little too obviously taken from its real world source (Fra Girolamo Savonarola).  Possibly the Burners of Vanities or the Flames of the Righteous?


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