Christ Spirit: The Eschatology of Shaker Christianity

Christ Spirit: The Eschatology of Shaker Christianity

by Kathleen P. Deignan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810824892

ISBN-13: 9780810824898

Pub. Date: 09/28/1992

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

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"An important book, superbly produced." —THEOLOGICAL BOOK REVIEW

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810824898
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
09/28/1992
Series:
American Theological Library Association Series, #29
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Introduction1
1The Second Coming and the Holy Spirit: A Historical Overview6
The Early Church6
Subsequent Christian History12
2The Birth of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ in Mother Ann29
Ann Lee of History30
Mother Ann of Faith40
Conclusion58
3The Growth of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Millennial Church65
Introduction65
Meacham's Concise Statement: The Second Appearing of Christ as a People67
Youngs' Testimony: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Church Born of Woman89
Dunlavy's Manifesto: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Union of Believers125
Green's Millennial Church: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Dawn of the Millennium157
Conclusion186
4The Maturity of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Universality of the Christ Spirit193
The Context for the Revision of Shaker Eschatology196
Influences of American Culture on Later Shaker Eschatology201
The Revision of Shaker Eschatology216
Conclusion229
Conclusion237
Appendix245
Bibliography248
Works By the Shakers248
Works About the Shakers255
General262
Index275
About the Author296

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