is a professor of political science at Syracuse
University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and serves on
the board of directors of the Center for Millennial Studies at Boston
University. His books include Crucible of the Millennium: The Burned-over
District of New York in the 1840s and Religion and the Racist Right: The
Origins of the Christian Identity Movement.
is the Merle Curti Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison. He is the author of several award-winning books, including
By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the
Atomic Age and When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern
is author of The Great Year: Astrology,
Millenarianism and History in the Western Tradition and teaches History at
Queens' College in Cambridge, International Relations at the LSE and History
and Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
is author of The Pursuit of the Millennium :
Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages. He
is a Fellow of the British Academy and Professor Emeritus at Sussex
is a Professor of the Hebrew Bible at the University of
Chicago Divinity School. He is best known for his work on Jewish
apocalypticism. His works include The Apocalyptic Imagination" and is
co-editor of "The Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism.
is a Professor and serves as chair of the
Department of New Testament and Early Christian Literature for the University
of Chicago Divinity School. Her main focus is the history and literature
of early Christianity in its Jewish, Greek and Roman contexts. She is the
author of The Combat Myth in the Book of Revelation, The Power of the
Apocalypse and Cosmology and Eschatology in Jewish and Christian
is a historian whose books include The Logic
of Millennial Thought: Eighteenth Century New England, After the Fact:
the Art of Historical Detection (with Mark H. Lytle) and Great Heart:
the History of a Labrador Adventure (with John Rugge).
serves as President of St. Olaf College and has
written many books and articles on Martin Luther. Some of his books include
Printing, Propaganda, and Martin Luther and "Luther's Last Battles:
Politics and Polemics, 1531-46. His current research focuses on Historic
Christianity and the Environment.
is a William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of the
Appreciation of Scripture at Boston University. She specializes in the social
and intellectual history of ancient Christianity. She is the author of From
Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament and Images of Jesus and has
written on conversion, apocalypticism and Jewish/Gentile relations in Late
is the Rosemary Park Professor of Religious Studies at
Connecticut College. His publications include Why Waco?: Cults and the
Battle for Religious Freedom in America, which he co-authored with James D.
teaches history at Boston University and is a Director
and co-founder of the Center for Millennial Studies. His books include The
Peace of God: Social Violence and Religious Response in France Around the Year
teaches at the Annenberg School for Communication at the
University of Southern California, and is a Director and co-founder of the
Center for Millennial Studies. He is the author of Arguing the Apocalypse:
A Theory of Millennial Rhetoric and the forthcoming A
Prescription for Millennium Fever.
has written extensively on the history of
apocalyptic thought. His works focus on the history of Christianity and Christian thought. He is a professor of Historical Theology and the
History of Christianity at the Divinity School at the University of Chicago.
His long range project is a five-volume history of Christian mysticism in the
is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the
University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He co-wrote Why Waco?: Cults and
the Battle for Religious Freedom in America with Eugene Gallagher and is
currently working on a new book entitled Last Days in Jerusalem: Jews and
Christians at the Crossroads that deals with the apocalyptic events
surrounding the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple by the Romans in 70 C.E.
is a professor of the History of Religions and
Women's Studies at Loyola University. She is the author of Annie Besant and
Progressive Messianism, and the forthcoming How the Millennium Comes
is Professor of Classics and Christian Origins at the
University of Texas at Austin, and served as historical consultant for
FRONTLINE's program "Apocalypse!"
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