Studies in Jewish Civilization, Volume 12: Millennialism from the Hebrew Bible to the Present

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The concept of millennialism - of a looming End of Days that will usher in salvation and a new world - is prevalent in Jewish history and culture and also serves as a cornerstone for a number of Christian faiths. Millennialism has also sprung up among certain disenfranchised, marginalized, or conquered peoples at different times and places throughout history. From the coming of the Jewish Messiah to the 1890 Native American Ghost Dance to modern Cargo Cults of the Pacific Islands to prophecies concerning the dawn of the ...

Studies in Jewish Civilization, Volume 12: Millennialism from the Hebrew Bible to the Present 2002, Creighton University Press

ISBN-13: 9781881871415

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