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The encyclopedia of apocalypticism.

Author: John J Collins; Bernard McGinn; Stephen J Stein
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Volume one in a three part encyclopaedia on apocalypticism in various different cultures around the world.

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Comparative studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of apocalypticism.
New York : Continuum, 1998
(OCoLC)606438590
Online version:
Encyclopedia of apocalypticism.
New York : Continuum, 1998
(OCoLC)607079431
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Collins; Bernard McGinn; Stephen J Stein
ISBN: 0826410715 9780826410719 0826410871 9780826410870 0826410723 9780826410726 0826410731 9780826410733 0826412521 9780826412522 082641253X 9780826412539 0826412548 9780826412546 0826412556 9780826412553
OCLC Number: 37890564
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. The origins of apocalypticism in Judaism and Christianity / edited by John J. Collins --
v. 2. Apocalypticism in Western history and culture / edited by Bernard McGinn --
v. 3. Apocalypticism in the modern period and the contemporary age / edited by Stephen J. Stein. v. 1. The origins of apocalypticism in Judaism and Christianity / edited by John J. Collins. Apocalypticism in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world. The roots of apocalypticism in Near Eastern myth / Richard J. Clifford ; Persian apocalypticism / Anders Hultgård ; The end of the world, of history, and of the individual in Greek and Roman antiquity / Hubert Cancik --
Apocalypticism in ancient Judaism. From prophecy to apocalypticism : the expectation of the end / John J. Collins ; Apocalypticism in the Dead Sea scrolls / Florentino García Martínez ; Messianism and apocalypticism / James C. VanderKam ; From apocalypticism to early Jewish mysticism? / Michael Mach --
Apocalypticism in early Christianity. The eschatology of Jesus / Dale C. Allison, Jr. ; The kingdom of God and the renewal of Israel : Synoptic Gospels, Jesus movements, and apocalypticism / Richard A. Horsley ; Paul and apocalyptic eschatology / M.C. de Boer ; The book of Revelation / Adela Yarbro Collins ; Early Christian apocalypticism : literature and the social world / David Frankfurter --
Epilogue. Apocalyptic temporality and politics in the ancient world / Bruce Lincoln. v. 2. Apocalypticism in Western history and culture / edited by Bernard McGinn. The historical development of apocalypticism. Apocalypticism in early Christian theology / Brian E. Daley ; Byzantine apocalypses / David Olster ; Apocalypticism and church reform : 1100-1500 / Bernard McGinn ; Radical apocalyptic movements in the late Middle Ages / Gian Luca Potestà ; Images of hope and despair : western apocalypticism : ca. 1500-1800 / Robin Barnes ; Interpretations of the Revelation of John : 1500-1800 / Jean-Robert Armogathe ; Jewish apocalypticism : 670-1670 / Moshe Idel ; Islamic apocalypticism in the classic period / Saïd Amir Arjomand --
Themes and applications of apocalypticism. Antichrist and antichrists / Roberto Rusconi ; Millennialism / Robert E. Lerner ; The last judgment in Christian tradition / Bernard McGinn ; Apocalyptic themes and imagery in medieval and Renaissance literature / Richard K. Emmerson ; Otherworldly journeys in the Middle Ages / Alois M. Haas ; Apocalypse and apocalypticism in western medieval art / Linda Seidel. v. 3. Apocalypticism in the modern period and the contemporary age / edited by Stephen J. Stein. The historical development of apocalypticism. Apocalypticism in Central and South American colonialism / Alain Milhou ; Apocalypticism in colonial North America / Reiner Smolinski ; Apocalypticism in mainstream Protestantism, 1800 to the present / James H. Moorhead ; Apocalypticism outside the mainstream in the United States / Stephen J. Stein ; The growth of fundamentalist apocalyptic in the United States / Paul Boyer ; Apocalyptic movements in Latin America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Robert M. Levine ; The messianism of success in contemporary Judaism / Aviezer Ravitzky ; The resurgence of apocalyptic in modern Islam / Abbas Amanat ; Apocalypticism in modern western Europe / Sandra L. Zimdars-Swartz and Paul F. Zimdars-Swartz ; Apocalypticism in eastern Europe / J. Eugene Clay --
The secularization of apocalypticism. Modern thought and apocalypticism / Thomas J.J. Altizer ; Literature and apocalyptic / Douglas Robinson ; Popular culture and apocalypticism / Stephen D. O'Leary ; Apocalypticism in an age of science / Rennie B. Schoepflin ; Politics and apocalypticism / Michael Barkun ; The future of no future : frameworks of interpretation / Martin E. Marty.
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