Antichrist: Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil

Antichrist: Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil

by Bernard McGinn

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ISBN-13: 9780060652821
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bernard McGinn, Naomi Shenstone Donnelly Professor of Historical Theology and History of Christianity at the University of Chicago, is the author of many books, including Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages (Columbia).

Table of Contents

Antichrist in the New Millennium xi
Preface xix
Introduction 1(8)
Perversion, Blasphemy, and Abomination: Jewish Visions of God's Enemies and the Last Days (c. 200 B. C. E.--50 C. E.)
Christ's Alter Ego: The Second Adam and His Opposite (50--100)
Persecution, Heresy, and Self-Deceit: Antichrist in Developing Christianity (100--500)
Antichrist Established: The Final Enemy in the Early Middle Ages (500--1100)
Church Reform and Antichrist's Imminence (1100--1200)
Counterfeit Holiness: The Papal Antichrist (1200--1335)
Antichrist on the Eve of the Reformation (1335--1500)
Antichrist Divided: Reformers, Catholics, and Puritans Debate Antichrist (1500--1660)
Antichrist in Decline (1660--1900)
Antichrist Our Contemporary
Notes 281(72)
Index 353

What People are Saying About This

Lawrence S. Cunningham

An impressive, learned work, with its erudition worn lightly, this volume will set the standard for the flood of books which will celebrate the coming millennium. It is both a splendid exercise of intellectual history and a cautionary tale about our common struggle to understand the persistence of evil in this world.

Lawrence S. Cunningham, University of Notre Dame

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