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Ancient Jewish and Early Christian Millennialism  

James D. Tabor

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article focuses on ancient Jewish and early Christian millennialism, which are found to be intrinsically inconsistent—there are no specific pointers towards marking the end of time; ... More

Annihilationism  

Clark H. Pinnock

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Dec 2007
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Sep 2009
In Christian theology, annihilationism designates the views of those who hold that the finally impenitent wicked will cease to exist after (or soon after) the last judgment. Annihilation ... More

Chinese Millennial Movements  

Scott Lowe

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Class apathy and a selective process of record keeping created fertile grounds for uprise in China. This article throws light on two of the earliest millennialist movements in China, ... More

Eschatology and Politics  

Stephen H. Webb

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Dec 2007
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Sep 2009
No theologian has done more to show the political significance of eschatology than Jürgen Moltmann. For Moltmann, the subject matter of all theology should be focused on hope, and ... More

Fragile Millennial Communities and Violence  

John Walliss

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article focuses on the twin factors of millenialist predisposition towards violence and the crossover from a volatile disposition to the actual practice of violence. It reviews the ... More

Millennialism in the Caribbean  

Barry Chevannes

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
The Rastafari of Jamaica represents the main millennial force in the Caribbean, which derives its impetus from European racism. This article deals with the advent of the Rastafari movement ... More

Millennialism, Scripture, and Tradition  

Eugene V. Gallagher

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Millennialism encourages interpretation of historical or religious scriptures. A need to establish relevance between ancient scriptures and contemporary situations, makes such ... More

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