A comprehensive examination of millenniallism: the belief that the grandest events of history and the cosmos will occur soon and suddenly, whether as a religious denouement with the coming of the Last Days, or as a final social solution to resolve the human predicament forever. Through analysis of diverse cases throughout history, Richard Landes demonstrates that millenniallism has been deliberately downplayed and even ignored by historians, and shows that millenarian beliefs have played a role in many supposedly secular events, movements, and periods, including modernity.... by delivering over the city of Paris to military execution and complete destruction, and the rebels guilty of the said outrages to the punishment that they merit. ... 8; online: http://personal.ashland.edu/~jmoser1/brunswick.htm, March 8, 2010. ... so paranoid, a#39; and then lists the reasons why it had cause to be fearful (p. 72), heanbsp;...
|Title||:||Heaven on Earth|
|Publisher||:||OUP USA - 2011-08-04|