By Ben Wright,Zachary W. Dresser,Mark A. Noll,Jason Phillips,Robert Nelson,Ryan Cordell ; Nina Reid-Maroney ; Joseph Moore ; Jennifer Graber ; Scott Nesbit ; Charles Irons ; Edward J. Blum ; Matthew Harper ;
In the Civil warfare period, american citizens approximately unanimously authorised that people battled in a cosmic contest among reliable and evil and that God used to be directing background towards its finish. the idea that of God's windfall and of millennialism -- Christian anticipations of the top of the area -- ruled non secular inspiration within the 19th century. throughout the tumultuous years instantly ahead of, in the course of, and after the warfare, those principles took on a better significance as americans struggled with the exceptional destruction and promise of the interval.
Scholars of faith, literary critics, and particularly historians have stated the presence of apocalyptic notion within the period, yet before, few experiences have taken the subject as their imperative concentration or tested it from the antebellum interval via Reconstruction. by way of doing so, the essays in Apocalypse and the Millennium within the American Civil battle period spotlight the various ways that ideals in regards to the finish instances encouraged nineteenth-century American lives, together with reform tradition, the hunt for that means amid the pains of battle, and the social transformation wrought by means of emancipation. Millennial zeal infused the exertions of reformers and defined their successes and screw ups as growth towards an forthcoming country of God. women and men within the North and South regarded to windfall to provide an explanation for the factors and results of either victory and defeat, and americans, black and white, skilled the surprise waves of emancipation as both a long-prophesied jubilee or a vengeful punishment. faith fostered department in addition to union, the essays recommend, yet whereas the country tore itself aside and tentatively stitched itself again jointly, americans endured seeking to divine intervention to make that means of the nationwide apocalypse.
Contributors:Edward J. BlumRyan CordellZachary W. DresserJennifer GraberMatthew HarperCharles F. IronsJoseph MooreRobert ok. NelsonScott Nesbit Jason PhillipsNina Reid-MaroneyBen Wright
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