Encyclopedia Of Prophecy

Encyclopedia Of Prophecy

by Geoffrey Ashe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576070794

ISBN-13: 9781576070796

Pub. Date: 06/23/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A definitive, factual, A–Z reference guide offering a global perspective on the role of prophecy in world history, religion, folklore, and literature.

• More than 100 entries on prophets and prophecies from the Antichrist to Yevgeny Zamyatin, the Russian author whose writings influenced Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and George Orwell's 1984

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A definitive, factual, A–Z reference guide offering a global perspective on the role of prophecy in world history, religion, folklore, and literature.

• More than 100 entries on prophets and prophecies from the Antichrist to Yevgeny Zamyatin, the Russian author whose writings influenced Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and George Orwell's 1984

• Extensive illustrations with drawings and diagrams including engravings from William Blake's so-called prophetic books and depictions of the ten incarnations of Vishnu

• Numerous photographs of writers such as D. H. Lawrence, H. G. Wells, and E. M. Forster; spiritual leaders such as Madame Blavatsky, founder of Theosophy; and Theodor Herzl, founder of Zionism

• A bibliography as a guide for extended research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576070796
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/23/2001
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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