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Author McGinn, Bernard, 1937-

Title Antichrist : two thousand years of the human fascination with evil / Bernard McGinn.

Imprint [San Francisco, CA] : HarperSanFrancisco, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    236 MCGI    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 369 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-351) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Antichrist -- History of doctrines.
ISBN 0060655437 (alk. paper) : $32.50
0060652829 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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