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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