Apocalypse then: prophecy and the making of the modern world

Encountering the beast -- Apocalypse revived: the Reformation -- The last world empire and its competitors -- Prophecy and nature: science, sex, and salvation -- The British revolutions: the rise of modern politics -- Prophecy and science II: physics, geology, and the eschaton -- Apocalyptic conscie...

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Main Author: Williamson, Arthur H. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] Praeger 2008
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Praeger series on the early modern world
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Apocalypticism / History 1500-1800
B Apocalypticism / Political efficacy / History 1500-1800
Further subjects:B End of the world
B History Prophecies
B Prophecies
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Summary:Encountering the beast -- Apocalypse revived: the Reformation -- The last world empire and its competitors -- Prophecy and nature: science, sex, and salvation -- The British revolutions: the rise of modern politics -- Prophecy and science II: physics, geology, and the eschaton -- Apocalyptic conscience in crisis: Quakers, Jews, and other subversives -- Prophecy, enlightenment, and the democratic revolutions -- Novus ordo saeculorum: the rise of the redeemer republic -- Antichrist in the post-apocalyptic age
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-339) and index
ISBN:0275985083