Christ Spirit: The Eschatology of Shaker Christianity

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Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Introduction 1
1 The Second Coming and the Holy Spirit: A Historical Overview 6
The Early Church 6
Subsequent Christian History 12
2 The Birth of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ in Mother Ann 29
Ann Lee of History 30
Mother Ann of Faith 40
Conclusion 58
3 The Growth of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Millennial Church 65
Introduction 65
Meacham's Concise Statement: The Second Appearing of Christ as a People 67
Youngs' Testimony: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Church Born of Woman 89
Dunlavy's Manifesto: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Union of Believers 125
Green's Millennial Church: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Dawn of the Millennium 157
Conclusion 186
4 The Maturity of Shaker Eschatology: The Second Appearing of Christ as the Universality of the Christ Spirit 193
The Context for the Revision of Shaker Eschatology 196
Influences of American Culture on Later Shaker Eschatology 201
The Revision of Shaker Eschatology 216
Conclusion 229
Conclusion 237
Appendix 245
Bibliography 248
Works By the Shakers 248
Works About the Shakers 255
General 262
Index 275
About the Author 296
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