Paper $29.95 ISBN: 9780708313381 Published May 1997 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Coming Deliverer, The

Millennial Themes in World Religions

Edited by Fiona Bowie and Christopher Deacy

Edited by Fiona Bowie and Christopher Deacy

Distributed for University of Wales Press

264 pages | 8-2/5 x 5-1/2 | © 1997
Paper $29.95 ISBN: 9780708313381 Published May 1997 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Contents
Dedication to Cyril Williams
Acknowledgements
List of contributors
 
  1   Equilibrium and the end of time:
       the roots of millenarianism
           FIONA BOWIE
 
  2   Deliverance and human destiny in
       Zoroastrianism
           CYRIL WILLIAMS
 
  3   Maitreya, the Buddhist Messiah
           CHRIS ARTHUR    
 
  4   The coming deliverer - a Sikh perspective
           W. OWEN COLE
 
  5   Messianic hope in Second Temple Judaism
           JONATHAN G. CAMPBELL
 
  6   Eschatological hope in the early Christian community -
       New Testament perspectives
           D.P. DAVIES
 
  7   Beware the trumpet of judgment!:
       John Nelson Darby and the nineteenth-century Brethren
           KENT EATON
 
  8   'Take one, it's FREE!': the story behind the
       Worldwide Church of God and The Plain
       Truth magazine
           NEIL O'CONNOR
 
  9   The Lord of the Second Advent -
       the deliverer is here!
           SARAH M. LEWIS
 
10   Old ideas in new forms: millennial
       movements in the Republic of Turkey
           DAVID SHANKLAND
 
11   When prophecy fails: messianism amongst
       Lubavitcher Hasids
           SIMON DIEN
 
Index
 
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