TITLE

MILLENNIALISM IN AMERICA: RECENT STUDIES

AUTHOR(S)
Sweet, Leonard I.
PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
Theological Studies;Sep79, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p510
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses books on the growing preoccupation of serious scholars with the subject of the future in general and millennialism in the United States in particular. Ambiguity and ambivalence of millennial thought; Importance of eschatological symbols and apocalyptic rhetoric; Study of millennialism as the product of mental aberration and psychosocial disorder; Implications of millennialism on the strata of society.
ACCESSION #
4845330

 

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