The Paddington Prophet: Richard Brothers's Journey to Jerusalem

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As an educated gentleman and naval officer, Richard Brothers dramatically altered eighteenth-century expectations and perceptions of what prophets were and the nature of prophecy itself. The messianic messages delivered to Londoners by the self-styled prophet are central to the religious politics and culture of the 1790s, mockingly referred to by one contemporary critic as the 'age of prophecy'. The Paddington Prophet is the first book-length study which probes deep under the skin of Brothers's apparently idiosyncratic ...

The Paddington Prophet: Richard Brothers's Journey to Jerusalem 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719082382

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