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Author Jue, Jeffrey K.

Title Heaven upon earth : Joseph Mede (1586-1638) and the legacy of millenarianism / by Jeffrey K. Jue
Published Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 281 pages)
Series Archives internationales d' histoire des idees = International archives of the history of ideas ; 194
Archives internationales d'histoire des idées ; 194
Contents 1 -- JOSEPH MEDE IN CONTEXT -- Biography -- Crypto-Papists, Anti-Calvinists and the Antichrist -- Joseph Mede and the Cambridge Platonists -- Protestant Irenicism and the Millennium: Mede and the 65 Hartlib Circle -- 2 -- THE ROOTS OF MEDE'S APOCALYPTIC THOUGHT -- The Origins of the Clavis Apocalyptica: A Millenarian Conversion -- Millenarians, The Church Fathers and Jewish Rabbis -- 3 -- THE LEGACY OF JOSEPH MEDE -- An English Millenarian Legacy -- Colonial North America: The Puritan Errand Revised -- The Continental Millenarian Tradition -- Conclusion: Revising British Millenarianism
Summary Examines the apocalyptic tradition through the life and writings of Joseph Mede. This volume shows that the continual discussion of millenarian ideas reveals a vibrant tradition that cannot be reconstructed to fit within one simple historiographical narrative
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Aberdeen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-276) and index
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Subject Mede, Joseph, 1586-1638.
Millennialism -- England.
Millennialism -- New England.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1280612681
1402042922 (Cloth)
9781402042928 (Cloth)
Other Titles Joseph Mede (1586-1638) and the legacy of millenarianism