Item description for Expecting the End: Millennialism in Social and Historical Context by Kenneth G. C. Newport & Crawford Gribben...
Jesus' promise that "the end" draws near has spawned an expectation of that grand event across various religious groups. This volume examines the abiding social issues that surround the continued presence of apocalyptic anticipation by setting them in historical, present-day, and future manifestations. Approaching this fervent expectation from a broad perspective, Gribben and Newport explore the contemporary movements with insightful analysis that provokes discussion and even self-reflection.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2006
Publisher Baylor University Press
ISBN 1932792384 ISBN13 9781932792386
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More About Kenneth G. C. Newport & Crawford Gribben
Kenneth Newport is a graduate of the University of Oxford where he studied under E.P. Sanders. After teaching for three years in Hong Kong, he returned to the UK in 1991 and taught at the University of St Andrews and then at the University of Manchester. While at Manchester he was appointed Research Fellow at the John Rylands Research Institute where he has conducted extensive research into the Methodist Archives, which are on permanent deposit at the John Rylands University Library. In 1999 he was appointed Reader in Christian Thought at Liverpool Hope University College, where he currently teaches and conducts research. He is an ordained Anglican minister. He lives in Bury, Lancashire with his wife Rose-Marie and three children.
Kenneth G. C. Newport has an academic affiliation as follows - Liverpool Hope University Liverpool Hope University College Liverpool.
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