Saint Michael the Archangel in Medieval English Legend

Saint Michael the Archangel in Medieval English Legend

"A study of the representations of St. Michael in the liturgy, literature, and iconography of the period"--Provided by publisher.

Louis Napoleon; the Destined Monarch of the World, and Personal Antichrist

Foreshown in Prophecy to Confirm a Seven Years' Covenant with the Jews About, Or Soon After 1864-65, and ... Subsequently to Become Completely Supreme Over England and Most of America ... Until He Finally Perishes at the Descent of Christ at the Battle of Armageddon, about Or Soon After 1872-3 ... With Seven Diagrams and Two Maps

Louis Napoleon; the Destined Monarch of the World, and Personal Antichrist


The Trinity Apocalypse

(Trinity College Cambridge, MS R.16.2)

The Trinity Apocalypse

Accompanying CD-ROM includes the texts, glosses and translations or versions.

The Biblical Drama of Medieval Europe

The Biblical Drama of Medieval Europe

A survey of biblical drama from the whole of medieval Christian Europe.

Calvin, the Bible, and History

Calvin, the Bible, and History

John Calvin was known foremost for his powerful impact on the fundamental doctrines of Protestantism, and his biblical interpretation continues to attract interest and inquiry. Calvin, the Bible, and History investigates Calvin's exegesis of the Bible through the lens of one of its most distinctive and distinguishing features: his historicizing approach to scripture. Barbara Pitkin here explores how historical consciousness affected Calvin's interpretation of the Bible, sometimes leading him to unusual, unprecedented, and occasionally controversial exegetical conclusions. Through several case studies, Pitkin explores the multi-faceted ways that historical consciousness was interlinked with Calvin's interpretation of biblical books, authors, and themes, analyzing the centrality of history in his engagement with scripture from the Pentateuch to his reception of the apostle Paul. First establishing the relevant intellectual and cultural contexts, Pitkin situates Calvin's readings within broader cultural trends and historical developments, demonstrating the expansive impact of Calvin's concept of history on his reading of the Bible. Calvin, the Bible, and History reveals the significance of his efforts to relate the biblical past to current historical conditions, reshaping an earlier image of Calvin as a forerunner of modern historical criticism by viewing his deep historical sensibility and distinct interpretive approach within their early modern context.