Encyclopedia of Millennialism and Millennial Movements

Richard Landes

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Featuring over 150 entries, numerous illustrations and valuable extracts of primary source material, this timely new work covers millennial movements throughout the world, encompassing western society, Africa, Asia and Oceania, and native North and South Americans. Entries draw upon the work of anthropologists, historians, sociologists, political scientists, religious scholars and others who study millennial movements, and include: charismatic leadership, Christian Identity, cult, Heaven's Gate, markers of millennial movements, Native American Ghost Dance, religious conversion, role of women in millenial movements, Seventh-day Adventism, societal stress, Y2K, numerous UFO cults, utopia, and much more.
864 Pages
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