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The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, vol. 3, Page 8

The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, Volume 3

Picture 1: FROM HEAD OF GOLD TO FEET OF IRON AND CLAY
The Course of History Traced by Colonial American Writers Against the Luminous Background of Prophecy. Interpreting Was the Common Order of the Day Among Civic as Well as Religions
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The PROPHETIC FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

The Historical Development of Prophetic Interpretation
by LEROY EDWIN FROOM

VOLUME III
PART I Colonial and Early National American Exposition
PART II Old World Nineteenth Century Advent Awakening

REVIEW AND HERALD
WASHINGTON, D.C.

TO ALL Students of Prophecy Who Seek a Clearer Understanding of the Past That They May Better Discern the Significance of the Present, and More Readily Recognize the Full Meaning of the Impending Future, This Volume Is Sincerely Dedicated

Copyright 1946, 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 12, 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 III9
Part I - Colonial American and Aarly National Writers on Prophecy17
   2.CHAPTER ONE: Prophecy’s Key Place in Colonial American Thought19
   3. CHAPTER TWO: Earliest Colonial Writings Include Prophecy33
   4. CHAPTER THREE: First Two Systematic Commentaries Appear60
   5. CHAPTER FOUR: Physicians, Legislators, and Historians Contribute78
   6. CHAPTER FIVE: LAYMEN, GOVERNORS, AND EDUCATORS EXPOYND98
   7. CHAPTER SIX: Prophetic Terms Permeate Secular Literature115
   8. CHAPTER SEVEN: High-Water Mark in Colonial Exposition124
   9.CHAPTER EIGHT: Seventeenth-Century Positions and Transitions138
   10.CHAPTER NINE: Theologians, Schoolmasters, and Poets Join145
   11. CHAPTER TEN: Harvard Lectures on Romanism Inaugurated168
   12.CHAPTER ELEVEN: LISBON EARTHQUAKE AND THE CELESTIAL SIGNS187
   13. CHAPTER TWELVE: Emphasis Upon Turkish Woe Trumpet207
   14.CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Daystar of Premillennial Hope Reappears227
Part II - Nineteenth Century Old World Advent Awakening261
   15.CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Summing Up the Witness for North America250
   16.CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Nineteenth Century Revival of Prophetic Study263
   17.CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Panoramic Preview of Developing Interpretations283
   18.CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Catholic Witness Stirs Two Continents303
   19.CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Protestant Interpretation Gathers Momentum327
   20. CHAPTER NINETEEN: Growing Emphasis on the Last Times347
   21.CHAPTER TWENTY: Twenty-three Hundred Years Focal Point of Discussion364
   22.CHAPTER TWENTY ONE: American Witness Injected Into Discussion391
   23.CHAPTER TWENTY TWO: Jewish Society and Journal “Launched415
   24.CHAPTER TWENTY THREE: Continental Society and Albury Conference435
   25.CHAPTER TWENTY FOUR: Wolff: Ambassador of the Coming Kingdom461
   26.CHAPTER TWENTY FIVE: Medley of Voices in Swelling Chorus482
   27.CHAPTER TWENTY SIX: Prophetic Society and the Morning Watch498
   28.CHAPTER TWENTY SEVEN: Irving’s Contribution Marred by “Utterances”514
   29.CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT: Futurist Interpretation Enters the Picture533
   30.CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE: Sabbatarian Note Sounded in Prophetic Circles555
   31. CHAPTER THIRTY: Irish Heralds Launch Prophetic Journal579
   32.CHAPTER THIRTY ONE: Prophetic Investigator and Dictionary of Writers599
   33.CHAPTER THIRTY TWO: Bishop Wilson Ends 2300 Years in 1847617
   34.CHAPTER THIRTY THREE: A Feminine Touch on the Prophecies640
   35.CHAPTER THIRTY FOUR: The Futurist Foundation of the Oxford Movement655
   36.CHAPTER THIRTY FIVE: Child Preachers of Sweden Warn of Judgment671
   37.CHAPTER THIRTY SIX: Effctive Expositors in Switzerland,France,and Germany687
   38.CHAPTER THIRTY SEVEN: Passing Over the Time of Expectation704
   39.CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT: Old World Advent Awakening Collapses724
   40. CHAPTER THIRTY NINE: A Summary of the Evidence738
Acknowledgments753
Bibliography757

Illustrations and Charts

FROM HEAD OF GOLD TO FEET OF IRON AND CLAY2
Two CONVERGING BACKGROUNDS FORM SETTING FOR SECOND ADVENT MOVEMENT (CHART)13
ROGER WILLIAMS PREMISED His PLEA ON PROPHECY18
EARLY COLONIAL STALWARTS EXPOUND PROPHECIES31
COLONIAL AMERICAN WRITERS ON PROPHECY (CHART)44
PIONEERS IN FOUR FIELDS EMPHASIZE PROPHECY56
FAMOUS NEW ENGLAND PRIMER INTERPRETS SYMBOLS116
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LEADERS CONTINUE PROPHETIC INTERPRETATION144
LEADERS IN ALL WALKS APPEAL TO PROPHECIES152
JUSTICE DUDLEY INAUGURATES HARVARD LECTURES ON PROPHECY174
LISBON 1755 EARTHQUAKE RECOGNIZED AS FULFILLMENT186
CONSPICUOUS COLLEGE PRESIDENTS EXPOUND PROPHECY206
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WRITERS STILL STRESS PROPHECY232
LEADING VIEWS OF THE PRINCIPAL AMERICAN WRITERS ON PROPHECY (17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES) (CHART)252
THE ALBURY PARK PROPHETIC CONFERENCE OF 1826262
CLIMAX OF PROPHETIC INTERPRETATION (CHART)266
OLD WORLD INTERPRETERS OF PROPHECY IN THE 19th CENTURY ADVENT AWAKENING (CHART)270
Two DIVERGENT SCHOOLS OF INTERPRETATION DEVELOP278
EARLIEST OLD WORLD EXPOSITIONS ON END OF 2300 YEARS290
LACUNZA’S REVOLUTIONARY EXPOSITION PLACED ON INDEX306
LACUNZA’S “LA VENIDA” PRINTED IN MANY LANDS AND LANGUAGES316
PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF PROPHETIC INTERPRETATION (CHART)330
GRAPHIC PORTRAYALS IN PICTURES POPULARIZE PROPHECIES357
PROPHETIC EMPHASIS APPEARS IN VARIOUS LANDS AND LANGUAGES378
UNIQUE EVIDENCE FOR YEAR-DAY PRINCIPLE382
ENTIRE JOURNALS DEVOTED TO PROPHETIC INVESTIGATION414
LEWIS WAY DECLARES THE JUDGMENT HOUR NEAR420
PRINCIPLES AT THE ALBURY PARK PROPHETIC CONFERENCE434
SUNDRY ORGANIZATIONS STUDY THE PROPHECIES444
WOLFF PENETRATES INNERMOST RECESSES OF ISLAM462
ROMAN CATHOLIC COLLEGE OF PROPAGANDA467
OLD HEADQUARTERS OF JANSENISTS IN FRANCE483
LONDON’S FAMOUS REGENT SQUARE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH515
FUTURISM ATTACKS YEAR-DAY AND EXPLAINS ANTICHRIST540
OTHER TYPICAL BRITISH EXPOSITORS OF 2300 YEARS550
MILLER TREATISE MATCHED BY WILSON EXPOSITION618
SWEDISH CHILD PREACHERS HERALD JUDGMENT HOUR670
GAUSSEN LEADS PROPHETIC EXPOSITION IN SWITZERLAND688
LEADING POSITIONS OF PRINCIPAL EXPOSITORS OF PROPHECY IN 19th CENTURY ADVENT AWAKENING (CHART)744

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