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Apocalypse and millennium : studies in biblical eisegesis

Author: Kenneth G C Newport
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work considers the various ways in which the Book of Revelation has been interpreted over the last 300 years. It includes examination of Methodist, Baptist, English Anglican, and Roman Catholic uses of Revelation from 1600 to 1800.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth G C Newport
ISBN: 9780521068451 0521068452
OCLC Number: 225430839
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: pages cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction: texts, eisegesis and millennial expectation; 2. Hanserd Knollys, Benjamin Keach and the Book of Revelation: a study in Baptist Eisegesis; 3. Revelation 13 and the Papal Antichrist in eighteenth-century England; 4. Catholic apocalypse: the Book of Revelation in Roman Catholicism from 1600 to 1800; 5. Methodists and the millennium: eschatological belief and the interpretation of biblical prophecy; 6. Charles Wesley: prophetic interpreter; 7. William Miller, the Book of Daniel, and the end of the world; 8. 'A Lamb-like Beast': Revelation 13:11-18 in the Seventh-day Adventist tradition; 9. Waco apocalypse: the Book of Revelation in the Branch Davidian tradition; Bibliography; Index of names; Index of scripture references.
Responsibility: Kenneth G.C. Newport.

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This book is about the various ways in which the Book of Revelation (the Apocalypse) has been interpreted over the last 300 years. It examines in detail Methodist, Baptist, English Anglican and Roman  Read more...

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"interesting study...the overall effect is one fascinating" Theology Today "This work is strongly recommended for understanding the damaging effects of historicist eisegesis and setting dates, Read more...

 
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