Last Witnesses

We do not know from Revelation that Reeve and Muggleton are the Two Last Witnesses, who then go on to show this by destroying Robins (and, after him, Tany). Rather, we know from Thessalonians that Robins is the Antichrist, ...

Last Witnesses

On three successive mornings in February 1652, God spoke to a London tailor by the name of John Reeve. Consequently he and his cousin Lodowicke Muggleton believed that they were the Last Two Witnesses prophesied in the Book of Revelation. Over the next six years the pair attracted a small but dedicated band of followers that, following the death of Reeve, became known as the Muggletonians. In this lively and engaging history, the origins of the sect during the religious turmoil and freedoms of the 1650s are described in detail. Their unique theology, beliefs and practices are described and traced throughout the changing circumstances of the centuries. Yet the book offers much more than a history of another puritan sect, for unlike many of their contemporaries, the Muggletonians persisted until the latter years of the twentieth century. Moreover, they preserved a comprehensive archive, rescued from the Blitz by a Kent farmer who transported the papers in empty apple boxes on his way back from market. Discovered by E.P. Thompson in 1974, this archive paints a vivid picture of the Muggletonians from their earliest days until the death of their last member in 1979. By following the history of the Muggletonians from the heady post-civil war days through to the 1970s, this work offers a unique perspective on radical Christian belief and practice, and how it adapted to the changing world around it. More than this, however, it tells the fascinating story of how a small religious group, which eschewed active proselytising and believed in the mortality of the soul, managed to overcome persecution and obscurity, to survive for 320 years.

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Last Witnesses
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: William Lamont
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Routledge

On three successive mornings in February 1652, God spoke to a London tailor by the name of John Reeve. Consequently he and his cousin Lodowicke Muggleton believed that they were the Last Two Witnesses prophesied in the Book of Revelation. Over the next six years the pair attracted a small
Last Witnesses
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Erica Harth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-01 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Last Witness
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jilliane Hoffman
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-19 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A serial killer thriller to rival those of Kathy Reichs, Patricia Cornwell, and Karin Slaughter. A terrifying second novel from Jillian Hoffman, author of top ten best-selling debut Retribution . . . 'Like Patterson or Cornwell, Hoffman creates vivid, engrossing crime investigations' Time Out *** EVIL SEES YOU Two years
The Last Witness
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: K. J. Parker
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Tor.com

When you need a memory to be wiped, call me. Transferring unwanted memories to my own mind is the only form of magic I've ever mastered. But now, I'm holding so many memories I'm not always sure which ones are actually mine, any more. Some of them are sensitive; all
Last Witness
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Chris Merritt
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-24 - Publisher: Bookouture

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