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 Prophecy and History

Niels Christian Hvidt

in Christian Prophecy: The Post-Biblical Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195314472
eISBN:
9780199785346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314472.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Prophecy plays an important role in the Old Testament. This importance does not end but continues throughout early Judaism, albeit under different forms and genres such as apocalyptic literature, ... More


The Return of Muslim Granada: Prophecy and Martyrdom in the Alpujarras Revolt (1568–1570)

Mayte Green-Mercado

in Visions of Deliverance: Moriscos and the Politics of Prophecy in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741463
eISBN:
9781501741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741463.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines how the newly converted Muslims of Castile dealt with the trauma of forced assimilation into Catholic society from the 1530s to the 1560s. It looks at the cultural resources ... More


The Countdown to the Apocalypse

Bronislav Ostřanský

in The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times: ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474439237
eISBN:
9781474476805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439237.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is in its own way also devoted to providing a certain kind of “apocalyptic chronology”. The discussion systematically introduces the proclaimed ISIS expectations (both public ... More


Epilogue

Mayte Green-Mercado

in Visions of Deliverance: Moriscos and the Politics of Prophecy in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741463
eISBN:
9781501741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741463.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter concludes with a reflection on the Morisco expulsion and the ways in which Moriscos read their banishment from Iberia in a providentialist and apocalyptic light, much as Christians ... More


Revival and Resistance: Earthquakes on Native Ground

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The New Madrid earthquakes had important consequences for Indians in North America. For people in the Cherokee Nation in the midst of a period of cultural upheaval and social stress, the earthquakes ... More


The Life and Times of the Antichrist

Stuart Clark

in Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

When writers on demonology applied apocalyptic prophecy to the understanding of witchcraft, they were, then, only adopting in their own specialism a highly respectable form of enquiry with a ... More


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