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The coming deliverer : millennial themes in world religions

Author: Fiona Bowie; Christopher Deacy
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1997.
Series: Religion, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the approach of the year 2000, millennial fever is on the increase. People are excited and sometimes afraid of change. The essays in this volume explore the theme of the coming deliverer in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Études comparatives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Bowie; Christopher Deacy
ISBN: 0708313388 9780708313381
OCLC Number: 37839921
Description: viii, 264 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Equilibrium and the end of time : the roots of millenarianism / Fiona Bowie --
Deliverance and human destiny in Zoroastrianism / Cyril Williams --
Maitreya, the Buddhist messiah / Chris Arthur --
The coming deliverer, a Sikh perspective / W. Owen Cole --
Messianic hope in Second Temple Judaism / Jonathan G. Campbell --
Eschatological hope in the early Christian community : New Testament perspectives / D.P. Davies --
Beware the trumpet of judgement! : John Nelson Darby and the nineteenth-century Brethern / Kent Eaton --
'Take one, it's FREE'! : the story behind the Worldwide Church of God and 'The Plain truth' magazine / Neil O'Connor --
The Lord of the Second Advent : the deliverer is here! / Sarah M. Lewis --
Old ideas in new forms : millennial movements in the Republic of Turkey / David Shankland --
When prophecy fails : messianism amongst the Lubavitcher Hasids / Simon Dien.
Series Title: Religion, culture, and society.
Responsibility: edited by Fiona Bowie with Christopher Deacy.

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'A fascinating book on a theme of great interest.' RE News '...a significant book [...] a readable and worthwhile work.' Journal of Contemporary Religion

 
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