Fearful Hope: Approaching the New Millennium

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Christopher Kleinhenz, Fannie LeMoine
Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1999 - Religion - 222 pages
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From disaster movies to cult movements, apocalyptic images surround us as we mark the end of the current millennium. Fearful Hope: Approaching the New Millennium provides a wide range of essays probing the meaning and significance of millennial expectations and apocalyptic visions.
  

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Contents

Horsemen of the Apocalypse
21
The Sense of an Ending in PreChristian Judaism
25
The Apocalyptic Tradition from the Middle Ages
57
The Human Antichrist
86
from the Carthusian Miscellany
101
Madness and the Millennium at Miinster 15341535
115
A Brief Portrait
135
The Apocalyptic in the Twentieth Century
149
Conspiracy Thinking
170
A Apocalyptic Experience and the Conversion
201
A Reformist Apocalyptic
207
The American Puritans and Millennialism
214
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