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Divining history : prophetism, messianism, and the development of the spirit

Author: Jayne Svenungsson
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2016.
Series: Making sense of history, v. 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Messianic ideas of impending redemption have inspired and engendered struggles for justice, yet also violent utopian ideologies. This book analyzes the double-edged legacy of Judeo-Christian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Svenungsson
ISBN: 9781785331732 1785331736
OCLC Number: 936348946
Description: xiv, 223 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The God of history --
The ages of history --
Romantic history --
History after God --
The politics of history --
A theopolitical vision.
Series Title: Making sense of history, v. 26.
Other Titles: Gudomliga historien.
Responsibility: Jayne Svenungsson ; translated by Stephen Donovan.

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"The evolution of the concept of history and its apocalyptic elements are lucidly brought forth in a fascinating new book by the Swedish theologian and historian Jayne Svenungsson, exploring uses of Read more...

 
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