The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

@inproceedings{Landes2003TheAY,
  title={The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050},
  author={R. Landes and A. Gow and David C. Van Meter},
  year={2003}
}
The essays in this book challenge prevailing views on the way in which apocalyptic concerns contributed to larger processes of social change at the first millennium. Several basic questions unify the essays: What chronological and theological assumptions underlay apocalyptic and millennial speculations around the Year 1000? How broadly disseminated were those speculations? Can we speak of a mentality of apocalyptic hopes and anxieties on the eve of the millennium? If so, how did authorities… Expand
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