"This book is based on lectures presented at the international conference for junior scholars 'On the outlook: figures of the Messianic', ... within the context of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp, in May 2006"--Acknowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references.
Discontinuous historiographies -- Historical contexts of messianism -- The poetics of messianism -- Human agency and the coming of the Messiah.
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