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Politics and Religion at the Herbert's Dune Novels There are a number of political and religious concepts throughout the Dune books that varies so much through the books making it a complicated and cogitative science fiction collection. The Dune books are popular with many fans and partially this is due because of its own political and religious structures. This essay will be focussing primarily on the initial four Dune books written by Frank Herbert. In the very first publication, the Qizarate is made up of missionaries and really is a spiritual body which conveys Muad'dib's religion across the universe (Herbert Dune Messiah 8). Muad'dib is a character in each of the Dune books and originally was named Paul Atreides who was heir to the Atreides throne of electricity. After living on a world named Arrakis also known as Dune, the Fremen renamed him Muad'dib after they admitted him into their culture. The Fremen are native people who'd lived on Arrakis for a long time but were never political or religious leaders of the world as they were mostly detached from off world influence. The Qizarate maintains management of these planets it occupies with Muad'dib's faith. The populace of the world visit Muad'dib because their god if they like it or not and it is impossible for them to deny his power religiously. Korba, the person in control of the Qizarate in Dune Messiah, works with Muad'dib about Muad'dib's faith and can be a panegyrist who delivers eulogies and praise for his god (Herbert Dune Messiah 8, 57). Korba seems to be fanatically involved in this particular religion. Korba goes far enough to try to make a martyr of Muad'dib, all for the sake of his religion (Herbert Dune Messiah 9). The Bene Gesserit wanted to control the faith of the univers...