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The apocalypse of empire : imperial eschatology in late antiquity and early Islam / Stephen J. Shoemaker.

Author/Creator:
Shoemaker, Stephen J., 1968- author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Series:
Divinations.
Divinations: rereading late ancient religion
Format/Description:
Book
260 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Eschatology in literature -- History and criticism.
Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism.
Islamic eschatology in literature -- History and criticism.
Islamic eschatology.
Eschatology -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Eschatology, Greco-Roman.
Eschatology in rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Eschatology, Jewish.
Imperialism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Imperialism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Imperialism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Apocalyptic literature.
Eschatology, Greco-Roman.
Eschatology -- History of doctrines -- Early church.
Eschatology in literature.
Eschatology in rabbinical literature.
Eschatology, Jewish.
Islamic eschatology.
Islamic eschatology in literature.
Eschatologie
Imperialismus
Islam
Judentum
Spätantike
Weltuntergang
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Apocalypse against empire or apocalypse through empire?: the shifting politics of the apocalyptic imagination
The rise of imperial apocalypticism in late antiquity: Christian Rome and the kingdom of God
Awaiting the end of the world in early Byzantium: shifting imperial fortunes and firm eschatological faith
Armilos and Kay Bahrām: imperial eschatology in late ancient Judaism and Zoroastrianism
"The reign of God has come": eschatology and community in early Islam
From Jerusalme to Constantinople: imperial eschatology and the rise of Islam.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780812250404
0812250400
OCLC:
1019837117
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