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Encyclopedia of prophecy

Author: Geoffrey Ashe
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif : ABC-CLIO, ©2001.
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"The Encyclopedia of Prophecy is a guide to this phenomenon, a guide that presents its findings neither too credulously nor too critically. More than 100 A-to-Z entries - enhanced by illustrations, bibliography, and a general index - range over the entire subject with a critical intelligence. The volume covers the role of prophecy in world history, religion, folklore, and literature."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashe, Geoffrey.
Encyclopedia of prophecy.
Santa Barbara, Calif : ABC-CLIO, ©2001
(OCoLC)607142700
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Ashe
ISBN: 1576070794 9781576070796 1576075281 9781576075289
OCLC Number: 46359640
Description: ix, 291 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Adams, Evangeline --
Angelic Pope --
Antichrist --
Apocalypse --
Apollo --
Aquarius, Age of --
Armageddon --
Arthur, King --
Astrology --
Atlantis --
Augustine, Saint --
Bacon, Francis --
Bahais --
Barton, Elizabeth --
Bellamy, Edward --
Benson, Robert Hugh --
Besant, Annie --
Biblical Prophecy (1) --
Israelite and Jewish --
Biblical Prophecy (2) --
Christian --
Blake, William --
Brahan Seer, The --
British-Israel Theory --
Camisards --
Cassandra --
Cathbad --
Cayce, Edgar --
Cazotte, Jacques --
Channeling --
Cheiro --
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith --
Daniel --
Dante Alighieri --
Day of the Lord --
Delphi --
Divination --
Dixon, Jeane --
Dreams --
Dunne, J.W. --
Elijah --
Eliot, George --
End of the World --
Ezekiel --
Fatima --
Fifth Monarchy Men --
Forster, E.M. --
Frederick Barbarossa --
Garnett, Mayn Clew --
Glastonbury (Somerset, England) --
Guglielma of Milan --
Hanussen, Erik Jan --
Harbou, Thea von --
Herzl, Theodor --
Hildegard of Bingen, Saint --
Huxley, Aldous --
Isaiah --
Jeremiah --
Jesus Christ --
Joachim of Fiore --
Johanson, Anton --
John, Saint --
John the Baptist --
Jonah --
Kalki --
Krafft, Karl Ernst --
Lawrence, D.H. --
Lemuria --
Lilly, William --
Macbeth --
Mahdi --
Maitreya --
Malachy, Saint --
Maya --
Mercier, Louis-Sebastien --
Merlin --
Messiah --
Micah --
Milton, John --
Monmouth, James, Duke of --
Moore, Francis --
Morris, William --
Muhammad --
Napoleon --
Nazi Germany --
Newspaper Astrology --
Newton, Isaac --
Nixon, Robert --
Nostradamus --
Oracles --
Orwell, George --
Palmistry --
Parapsychology --
Partridge, John --
Peden, Alexander --
Premonitions --
Promised Land --
Prophecy, Theories of --
Psychics --
Pyramidology --
Quetzalcoatl --
Revelation --
Robertson, Morgan --
Sabbatai Zevi --
Savonarola, Girolamo --
Scrying --
Second Charlemagne --
Second Isaiah --
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus --
Shamanism --
Shambhala --
Shaw, George Bernard --
Shipton, Mother --
"Sibyl" (Norse) --
Sibyls and Sibylline Texts --
Simeon and Anna --
Smith, Joseph --
Solovyev, Vladimir --
Southcott, Joanna --
Sphinx --
Spurinna --
Stapledon, Olaf --
Stead, W.T. --
Tarot --
Tecumseh --
Tennyson, Alfred --
Thaxter, Celia --
Theosophy --
Thomas Aquinas, Saint --
Thomas the Rhymer --
Titanic --
Virgil --
Wandering Jew --
Wells, H.G. --
Witchcraft --
Zamyatin, Yevgeny.
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