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It was a physical response to a religious state that words could not express – and a phenomenon known to be contagious within a group. The actions and emotions of the ‘Jumpers’ can be found echoed in various forms of contemporary culture. For instance, the mosh-pits and raves of dance culture feature the convulsive and possessed movement of people shifting from agony to ecstasy.