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The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, vol. 2, Page 6

The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, Volume 2

Picture 1: THE DRAGON’S PURSUIT OF THE SYMBOLIC WOMAN
Symbolic Portrayal of the Persecution of the Church in Centuries Past, With Portrayal, Below, of Literal Flight of Persecuted Christians to Mountain Fastnesses, Pursued by Soldiers of the Inquisition (See Chapter 4. pages 103 ff.)
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The
PROPHETIC FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

The Historical Development of Prophetic Interpretation
by LEROY EDWIN FROOM

VOLUME II
Pre-Reformation and Reformation Restoration, and Second Departure

REVIEW AND HERALD
WASHINGTON, D.C.

TO ALL Students of Bible Prophecy, That the Last Act in the Prophetic Drama of the Ages May Be
Seen in Inseparable Relation to the Scenes Witnessed and Recognized by Our Spiritual
Forefathers in Centuries Past, This Volume Is Sincerely Dedicated.

Copyright 1948, Review and Herald Publishing Association

[Copyright transferred from Review and Herald Publishing Association to Fenton Froom.
CD-ROM release: Used by permission, LeRoy Edwin Froom heirs]

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Table of Contents

[CD-ROM Editor’s Note: The original “Table of Contents” is located on pages 5-6]

1. Introduction to Volume II9
2. CHAPTER ONE: Revival of Interpretation in Italy and Bohemia17
3. CHAPTER TWO: Wyclif Expands Exposition of Little Horn44
4. CHAPTER THREE: Lollard Positions Molded by Prophetic Interpretation66
5. CHAPTER FOUR: Collective Extermination of Antichrist Opposers102
6. CHAPTER FIVE: Cusa Applies Prophetic Time Measurement to 2300 Days124
7. CHAPTER SIX: Death for Applying “Babylon” to Papacy142
8. CHAPTER SEVEN: Columbus Impelled by Prophecies to Open New World159
9. CHAPTER EIGHT: Jewish Expositors Stress Rome and Year-Day Principle184
10. CHAPTER NINE: Persecution Accentuates Medieval Jewish Exposition203
11. CHAPTER TEN: Climax of Jewish Interpretation in Centuries Sixteen and Seventeen220
12. CHAPTER ELEVEN: The Reformation Born of a Twofold Discovery241
13. CHAPTER TWELVE: Luther Sets Pattern for Reformation Interpretation266
14. CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Luther’s Co-Reformers Stress Prophetic Interpretation283
15. CHAPTER FOURTEEN:Gradual Clarification of Hazy Points Continues307
16. CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Swiss Reformers Parallel German Interpretations333
17. CHAPTER SIXTEEN: English Martyrs Nerved for Stake by Prophecies350
18. CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Emphasis Centered on Papacy as Prophesied Antichrist373
19. CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Anglican Leaders Continue the Prophetic Emphasis395
20. CHAPTER NINETEEN: Calvin Clear Only Regarding Antichrist426
21. CHAPTER TWENTY: Knox and Napier Notable Scottish Expositors443
22. CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Rome’s Counterattacks on Protestant Interpretation464
23. CHAPTER TWENTY TWO: Jesuits Introduce Futurist Counterinterpretation484
24. CHAPTER TWENTY THREE: Seventeenth Century Begins With Battle506
25. CHAPTER TWEENTY FOUR: King James I Turns Prophetic Expositor533
26. CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: Similar Expositions in Various Protestant Groups559
27. CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX: Approaching End of Papal Period Predated580
28. CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: German Expositors Parallel British Positions598
29. CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT: French Huguenots Hold Prophetic Banner High623
30. CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Eighteenth Century Marked by Contrasting Developments640
31. CHAPTER THIRTY: Advances in Exposition; Lisbon Earthquake Noted670
32. CHAPTER THIRTY ONE: Pietism’s Advances Counterbalanced by Rationalism’s Inroads696
33. CHAPTER THIRTY TWO: Predictions of French Revolution and Papal Overthrow723
34. CHAPTER THIRTY THREE: French Revolution Leads to Papal Wound731
35. CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR: The Deadly Wound Ends the 1260 Years749
36. CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE: End of Period Recognized and Proclaimed765
37. CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX: Summing Up the Evidence of Volume II783
Acknowledgments797
Appendices801
Bibliography809

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