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  • Even political leaders in the U.S. subscribe to "millennialism," he writes.

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

  • We should not forget, of course, that during the bloodiest decades of the 20th century large areas of the world were governed by people deeply invested in Marxist or Nazi millennialism.

    Apocalypse Now And Then

  • What Mr. Landes classifies as "agrarian millennialism" is illustrated by the Taiping in China in the mid-19th century.

    Apocalypse Now And Then

  • What Mr. Landes calls "tribal millennialism" is observable, he claims, in the case of the Xhosa in Africa, who in 1856 were persuaded by a young prophetic girl that their ancestors were returning to save them from the white man and to restore their cattle and crops to the great times of the past.

    Apocalypse Now And Then

  • I say "more or less" because the multitude of ideas about millennialism is so plentiful it may be impossible to track them all down.

    Daniel Krotz: Jim Bakker and the Counterfeit Hell Robbers

  • Stimulated by the literal earthquakes of the 1750s and the British war against Catholic France 1754–63, millennialism went political.

    The Chosen Peoples

  • The history of millennialism is good and parts of it very helpful for thinking about "ethics," a word I somewhat hate but haven't found the right other word.

    swoonrocket

  • The book of Revelation (and other prophetic verses in the Bible) provides important clues for understanding the rhetoric and actions of devout Christians who are influenced by apocalypticism and millennialism.

    Chip Berlet: Reading the Bible Belt Before Coming of Super Tuesday

  • Even if Heaven's Gate has died forever, the millennialism that inspired it will surely find other outlets.

    Viruses Of The Mind: How Odd Ideas Survive

  • Apocalyptic millennialism is a particular kind of apocalypticism.

    Chip Berlet: Palin's Religious Beliefs Must Be Explored

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