Millenarianism and Messianism in Early Modern European Culture Volume III The Millenarian Turn: Millenarian Contexts of Science, Politics, and Everyday Anglo-American Life in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

The influence of millenarian thinking upon Cromwell's England is well-known. Less well examined, perhaps, has been the cultural and intellectual conceptions of the role of millenarian ideas in the `long' eighteenth century when, so the `official' story goes, the religious sceptics and...

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Main Author: Force, James E.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Popkin, Richard H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Series:International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Idées
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The influence of millenarian thinking upon Cromwell's England is well-known. Less well examined, perhaps, has been the cultural and intellectual conceptions of the role of millenarian ideas in the `long' eighteenth century when, so the `official' story goes, the religious sceptics and deists of Enlightened England effectively tarred such religious radicalism as `enthusiasm'. In this collection of essays, we endeavour to revise this `official' story and to trace the influence of millenarian ideas in the science, politics, and everyday life of England and America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Physical Description:XXV, 198 p online resource
ISBN:9789401722827