AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT - The Mormon Quest for Millennial Deliverance

AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT - The Mormon Quest for Millennial Deliverance

By: Erickson, Dan

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Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; Jesus said, "This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled, " meaning the end of the world if one reads the text literally. Three centuries later Church Fathers began to wonder if Jesus might have had some deeper meaning in mind, concluding over the next few centuries that when Christ enters the heart of a believer, this constitutes the Millennium, also that the holy Roman church is God’s kingdom on earth. Sixteenth-century Protestants challenged these doctrinal accommodations, but within a hundred years they had adopted their own metaphorical interpretations. Americans held to a literal view with a New World perspective, believing that Christ’s appearance would be to Native Americans, "the lost tribes of Israel, " at the Massachusetts Bay Colony, which Puritans considered to be the "New Jerusalem. " However, within two centuries Boston Congregationalists saw more romantic imagery than literal truth in such teachings, and the millennialist torch passed to the frontier, to Christian primitivists and others—Jehovah’s Witnesses, Millerites, Shakers, and Latter-day Saints—who looked either to 1843 or to the turn of the new century for the Second Coming... ; 6" x 9"; 284 pages; 1560851007

Title: AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT - The Mormon Quest for Millennial Deliverance

Author Name: Erickson, Dan

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 26167

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