Encyclopedia of Millennialism and Millennial Movements

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Richard Landes
Taylor & Francis, Jul 27, 2000 - Religion - 512 pages
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Featuring over 200 entries, numerous illustrations and valuable extracts of primary source material, this timely new work covers millennial movements throughout the world. The entries are written by some of the leading specialists in the field, and covers a diverse range of topics. Special features include: entries on many new or under-reported religious groups and use of primary source material including newspaper accounts, drawings, maps, and letters.

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Believing that the world will or can be transformed through divine or cosmic intervention, millennial movements continue to thrive in our scientific and technological times. The approximately 160 ... Read full review

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Richard A. Landes is Assistant Professor of History, Boston University.

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