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Paradise postponed : Johann Heinrich Alsted and the birth of calvinist millenarianism

Author: Howard Hotson
Publisher: Dordrecht [etc.] : Kluwer Academic Publishers, cop. 2000.
Series: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, 172.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a detailed case study of the origins of millenarianism within the vast opera of one of its earliest and most influential Calvinist exponents: the Herborn encyclopaedist Johann  Read more...

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Named Person: Johann Heinrich Alsted
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Hotson
ISBN: 0792367871 9780792367871
OCLC Number: 782997029
Description: X, 227 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Figures. Abbreviations. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. Part One: Speculum mundi, sive harmonia trium voluminum: the hermetic pre-history of Alsted's millenarianism, 1610-24. 2. Volumen historicum seu experimentalis: encyclopedic chronology. 3. Volumen coelestis sive astrologicum: astrological history. 4. Volumen biblicus seu propheticus: prophetic numerology. Part Two: Diatribe de mille annis apocalypticis: the origins of Alsted's millenarianism, 1619-27. 5. The Thirty Years War and Alsted's eschatological crisis, 1619-25. 6. The sources of the Diatribe de mille annis apocalypticis. 7. Conclusions. Appendix: Two sources of the Diatribe de mille annis apocalypticis. Select Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, 172.
Responsibility: Howard Hotson.
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