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By Albert I Baumgartner

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The subject of the booklet is the character and notion of time in millennial events, the ways that those teams confront inevitable sadness after which go back to "normal" time. the amount involves revised essays in response to displays made at a global convention dedicated to the subject. Authors undertake a couple of disciplinary ways to the subject, examining millennial routine from the 3 Abrahamic faiths, in addition to from the East. The target of this paintings is to give a contribution to the idea of millennialism, by means of offering particular info and theoretical mirrored image which could improve one another.

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M. Dent, 1948)—a semi-medical contemporary book. 16 See Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1975) pp. 170-3. 17 Shakespeare, "As You Like it," Act II Scene VII. R. Elton, "Shakespeare and the Thought of his Age," in K. Muir and S. , A New Companion to Shakespeare (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971) pp. 180—98. 18 See Hill, The World Turned. APOCALYPTICISM, SYMBOLIC BREAKDOWN AND PARANOIA 21 Italy, the age of Savonarola. 19 Indeed, Late Quttrocento Florence was politically stable,20 economically prosperous, intellectually and artistically creative.

Kaplan and Benjamin J. , Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry Vol. I (Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1995) pp. 1031-49. W. Meissner, The Paranoid Process (New York: Jason Aronson, 1978); idem, Psychotherapy and the Paranoid Process (Northvale, NJ: Aronson, 1986). For manifestations of survivor paranoia among people who have lost their sense of immortality, see Moshe Hazani, "Sacrificial Immortality: Toward a Theory of Suicidal Terrorism and Related Phenomena," in L. , The Psychoanalytic Study of Society (Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press, 1993).

This author, a postAuschwitz Jew, is far from belittling the horrors of mass extermination (which did lead Holocaust survivors to death-in-life existence). Nonetheless, quite a few remained firm and steadfast in their faith. Conversely, periods of freedom, progress and openness may be marked by much human misery. The Jewish Haskala Movement The Haskala (enlightenment) movement, which spread among East European Jewry in the nineteenth-century attracted Jewish youth from the stifling ambience of the religious shtetl.

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