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Evangelical Millennialism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1500–2000


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Crawford Gribben
    Pages 1-19
  3. Crawford Gribben
    Pages 125-132
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 133-202

About this book


This book offers the first complete overview of the intellectual history of one of the most significant contemporary cultural trends – the apocalyptic expectations of European and American evangelicals – in an account that guides readers into the origins, its evolution, and its revolutionary potential in the modern world.


apocalyptic history intellectual history revolution

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

About the authors

CRAWFORD GRIBBEN is Professor of Early Modern British History in the School of History and Anthropology, Queen's University Belfast, and is the author of a number of books on the literary cultures of puritanism and evangelicalism.

Bibliographic information


'Crawford Gribben is a prolific scholar of this contemporary culture and its early modern antecedents, and this lucid survey in the history of ideas is a further valuable (and expensive) product of a decade's labour in this distinctive plot... fine work.' - Journal of Ecclesiastical History

'This volume properly calls attention to a neglected theme and provides a masterly overview of the subject both chronologically and analytically. Every seminary library needs to have it on its shelves.' - Baptist Quarterly