Review of The Antichrist and the lollards : apocalypticism in late medieval and Reformation England, by Bostick, C. V.
Marshall, Peter, 1964 October 26- (1999) Review of The Antichrist and the lollards : apocalypticism in late medieval and Reformation England, by Bostick, C. V. Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol.30 (No.2). pp. 499-501. ISSN 0361-0160Full text not available from this repository.
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With the advent of the new millennium, the times seem propitious for books on millenarianism, apocalypticism, and the end of history. Curtis V. Bostick's study of these themes in the outlook of late medieval English Lollards prefers the designation "apocalypticism" to "millenarianism" on the grounds that the latter is burdened with negative connotations, implying a "sociological model" of eschatological thought inclined to think in terms of fanatical prophets proffering "phantasies of salvation" to the oppressed (the work of Norman Cohn is thoroughly chastised on this score) [...]
|Item Type:||Book Review|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||England -- Church history -- 1066-1485, England -- Church history -- 16th century, Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism, Millennialism -- England -- History of doctrines, Antichrist -- History of doctrines|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Sixteenth Century Journal|
|Publisher:||Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, Inc.|
|Book Title:||The Antichrist and the Lollards : Apocalypticism in Late Medieval and Reformation England|
|Page Range:||pp. 499-501|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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