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Prophecy and eschatology

Author: Michael Wilks
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; Cambridge, Mass. : Published for the Ecclesiastical History Society by Blackwell Publishers, 1994.
Series: Studies in church history., Subsidia ;, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Prophecy has played a vital part in the history of the Church, throughout the Christian centuries, much as it did in the era of the Jewish Old Testament. In addition, the Christian tradition has the added element of an officially authorized but enigmatic prophetic book, the Apocalypse, or Revelation of St John. From the Early Middle Ages onwards preoccupation with this apocalypse became an important feature of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Prophecies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wilks
ISBN: 0631190511 9780631190516
OCLC Number: 31476720
Description: xii, 282 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The announcement of the coming of the Antichrist and the medieval concept of time / Adriaan H. Bredero --
A new writing of Joachim of Fiore: preliminary observations / Stephen Wessley --
Franciscan commentaries on the Apocalypse / Bert Roest --
Wyclif and the great persecution / Michael Wilks --
The radical German reformer Thomas Müntzer (c.1489-1525): the impact of mystical and apocalyptical traditions on his theological thought / E.M.V.M. Honée --
The apocalyptic thinking of the Marian exiles / Jane E.A. Dawson --
Chiliastic prophecy and revolt in the Habsburg monarchy during the seventeenth century / Nicolette Mout --
Joseph Mede and the Dutch millenarian Daniel van Laren / Johannes van den Berg --
The commentary on the Book of Revelation by James Durham (1622-58) / James K. Cameron --
Henry More and the Apocalypse / Sarah Hutton --
The restricted eschaton of the Dutch Roman Catholics in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Th. Clemens. In the beginning was chronology: an early eighteenth-century attempt to model the eschaton on the creation / Johanna Roelevink --
St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Jerusalem / Peter Raedts --
The medieval way of death: commemoration and the after-life in pre-Reformation Cambridgeshire / Virginia Bainbridge --
Rites of passage and the prayer books of 1549 and 1552 / David Loades --
Eschatological expectation in the works of J.S. Bach / Jan R. Luth --
Jews in evangelical dissent: the British society, the Herschell connection and the pre-millenarian thread / Clyde Binfield.
Series Title: Studies in church history., Subsidia ;, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Wilks.


This collection of papers study the field of apocalyptic and prophetic speculation between the 12th and 19th centuries, both in Britain and on the Continent. They also cover a wide range of related  Read more...
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