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The Millenarian turn : Millenarian contexts of science, politics, and everyday Anglo-American life in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Author: James E Force; Richard Henry Popkin
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Series: Millenarianism and messianism in early modern European culture, v. 3.; Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, 175.
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The influence of millenarian thinking upon Cromwell's England is well-known. In this collection of essays, the readers endeavour to revise the 'official' story and to trace the influence of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James E Force; Richard Henry Popkin
ISBN: 0792368487 9780792368489
OCLC Number: 51662198
Notes: "Collection of essays grew out of a conference held at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in February 1998 ..." p. xv.
Description: xxv, 190 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the Millenarianism and Messianism Series / Richard H. Popkin --
Introduction / James E. Force --
1. Appropriation of Joseph Mede: Millenarianism in the 1640s / Sarah Hutton --
2. Britain and the Beast: the Apocalypse and the Seventeenth Century Debate about the Creation of the British State / Arthur H. Williamson --
3. Whig Apocalpyse: Astrology, Millenarianism, and Politics in England during the Restoration Crisis, 1678-1683 / William E. Burns --
4. Robert Boyle on Knowledge of Nature in the Afterlife / Margaret J. Osler --
5. Robert Boyle, the Conversion of the Jews, and Millennial Expectations / Jan Wojcik --
6. The Virgin, the Dynamo, and Newton's Prophetic History / James E. Force --
7. 'The Mystery of the Restitution of All Things': Isaac Newton on the Return of the Jews / Stephen Snobelen --
8. Occult Bible: Hebraic Millenarianism in Eighteenth Century England / David S. Katz --
9. David and Goliath: Jewish Conversion and Philo-Semitism in late Eighteenth Century English Millenarian Thought / Jack Fruchtman, Jr. --
10. Caveat Emptor: Pre- and Postmillenialism in the Late Reformation Period / Reiner Smolinksi --
11. Eschatology of Everyday Things, England, 1600-1800 / Hillel Schwartz.
Series Title: Millenarianism and messianism in early modern European culture, v. 3.; Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, 175.
Responsibility: edited by James E. Force and Richard H. Popkin.
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