The Zealots were originally a political movement in 1st century Second Temple Judaism which sought to incite the people of Judaea Province to rebel against the Roman Empire and expel it from the Holy Land by force of arms, most notably during the First Jewish–Roman War (66-70).
zealous a. Filled with, or characterized by, zeal; warmly engaged, or ardent, in behalf of an object.
zealous a. Filled with religious zeal.
zealous adj. excited, passionate