The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2011); Richard Landes, Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011); and Stephen Hunt, ed.
Gribben then traces the return of millennialism
to Protestant thinking more broadly.
49) He pledged that he would "keep the faith" of evangelical millennialism
as he rose in office.
Morris hadn't a clue about his subject, Reagan's conservative philosophy, or even his motivations, so, in the school of magical realism that is country cousin to modern ideologies like communism, socialism, and modern millennialism
of Podhoretz, Kristol, and Lowry, Morns invented a fictional Dutch to carry the storyline to its bittersweet conclusion.
Zhuk's enticing title suggests that in Russia's southern region and Ukraine a reformation similar to the Protestant transformation of early modern Europe took place among certain extreme sects that valued literacy and millennialism
The notion of millennialism
is derived from the concept "millennium", which in the Christian religious tradition indicates
Many scholars and theologians--Christian and otherwise--shrug off millennialism
as a fading star.
She further contends that the rise of Christian fundamentalism in America has encouraged Hollywood to turn to themes of "Christian millennialism
and apocalyptic eschatology" (11).
, evangelicalism and Irish society, 1790-2005.
Indeed, if we are to take Hitchens at his word, his new book was written to combat the resurgence of superstition and religious fanaticism exemplified by the rise of Islamic jihadism--and also to some extent by Christian evangelicalism, Jewish millennialism
, and Hindu fundamentalism.
Second, Marr turns to American Protestant Christian millennialism
and missionary activity to convert Muslims.
George Shepperson states that British millennialism
is potentially rich for comparative study because of the interaction with American millennial movements, as individuals build a movement on both sides of the Atlantic using similar sources.
The Aum Shinrikyo sect in late twentieth-century Japan fused an apocalyptic Buddhism with Egyptian occultism, Christian millennialism
, and the prophecies of Nostradamus, the sixteenth-century French astrologer.
From the Puritans' redemptive mission to the Enlightenment's secular New Jerusalem to evangelical millennialism
, America and its foreign admirers have constructed a national destiny of dizzying heights.
Emma Major's "The Politics of Sociability: Public Dimensions of the Bluestocking Millennium" further roots Bluestocking identity in the framework of English patriotism by arguing that the Bluestockings' millennialism
inextricably tied patriotic duty to Anglicanism.