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Millenarianism and messianism in early modern European culture. Vol. 3, 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 ; London : Kluwer Academic, 2001.
Series: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées = International archives of the history of ideas, 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Force; Richard Henry Popkin
ISBN: 0792368487 9780792368489 0792369343 9780792369349
OCLC Number: 46944677
Description: xxv, 190 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface; R.H. Popkin. Introduction; J.E. Force. Essay 1: The Appropriation of Joseph Mede. Millenarianism in the 1640s; S. Hutton. Essay 2: Britain and the Beast: The Apocalypse and the Seventeenth-Century Debate about the Creation of the British State; A.H. Williamson. Essay 3: A Whig Apocalypse: Millenarianism, Astrology, and Politics in the Restoration Crisis, 1678-1683; W. Burns. Essay 4: Boyle on Knowledge of Nature in the Afterlife; M.J. Osler. Essay 5: Robert Boyle, the Conversion of the Jews, and Millennial Expectations; J. Wojcik. Essay 6: The Virgin, the Dynamo, and Newton's Prophetic History; J.E. Force. Essay 7: 'The Mystery of This Restitution of All Things': Isaac Newton on the Return of the Jews; S. Snobelen. Essay 8: The Occult Bible: Hebraic Millenarianism in Eighteenth-Century England; D.S. Katz. Essay 9: David and Goliath: Jewish Conversion and Philosemitism in Late-Eighteenth-Century Millenarian Thought; J. Fruchman, Jr. Essay 10: Caveat Emptor: Pre- and Postmillennialism in the Late Reformation Period; R. Smolinski. Essay 11: The Eschatology of Everyday Things, England, 1600-1800; H. Schwartz. Index.
Series Title: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées = International archives of the history of ideas, 175.
Responsibility: edited by James E. Force and Richard H. Popkin.
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