The Book of Revelation

The Book of Revelation

Clarence Larkin

With 28 illustrations. This is the Rev. Clarence Larkin’s guide to the Book of Revelation. Larkin, who published several books about biblical studies in the 1910s and 20s, was a ‘Dispensationalist,’ one of the threads of modern Evangelical Christianity. Unlike more recent authors, Larkin does not make any claims to know when or exactly how…

Coming World Changes

Coming World Changes

Frank Homer Curtiss and Harriette Augusta Curtiss

Chapters include: The Prophecies; Geological Considerations; The Philosophy of Planetary Changes; The King of the World; The Heart of the World; The Battle of Armageddon; and, The Remedy.

Mother Shipton, The Yorkshire Sibyl Investigated

Mother Shipton, The Yorkshire Sibyl Investigated

William H. Harrison

This essay about Mother Shipton was written in the year 1881; it gives the text of the earliest Mother Shipton prophecies, which primarily concern events from the reign of Henry the Eighth. As it turns out, these were spawned after the fact, penned by a notorious plagarist. If there is any truth to the Mother Shipton legend…

Nostradamus, The Man Who Saw Through Time

Nostradamus, The Man Who Saw Through Time

Lee McCann

Published in the early days of World War II, this is partially a biography of Nostradamus, partially a historical novelization of incidents in his life, and an attempt to associate his predictions with historical and future events. McCann is at his best in the former parts of the book. He immerses us in the life and times of Nostradamus…

Oracles of Nostradamus

Oracles of Nostradamus

Charles A. Ward

Written by one of the best known ‘Nostradamians’. Ward is an emphatic believer in the accuracy of the predictions, and he marshals a huge amount of linguistic and historical erudition to make his case. He makes some key points for any prospective interpreter of Nostradamus. First of all, Nostradamus’ text is not written entirely in French; certainly it would not serve as a good text to learn modern French. He mixes 16th Century French…

The Prophecies of Paracelsus

The Prophecies of Paracelsus

Paracelsus

With 32 illustrations. Like the better known Prophecies of Nostradamus, the Prophecies of Paracelsus are exceedingly cryptic, filled with allegorical symbols and capable of being reinterpreted for any purpose. It comes with 32 surreal woodcuts which seem to reveal additional details about each prophecy.

The Prophecies of the Brahan Seer

The Prophecies of the Brahan Seer

Alexander Mackenzie

Kenneth Mackenzie, also known as Coinneach Odhar or the Brahan Seer, was a legendary Scottish clairvoyant. Unlike Nostradamus, many of predictions attributed to the Brahan Seer are very straightforward and literal, instead of being cloaked in word games, riddles and allegory.

Secret Enemies of True Republicanism

Secret Enemies of True Republicanism

Andrew B. Smolnikar

The full title being: ‘Secret enemies of true republicanism, most important developments regarding the inner life of man and the spirit world, in order to abolish revolutions and wars and to establish permanent peace on earth, also: the plan for redemption of nations from monarchical and other oppresive speculations and for…

The Sibylline Oracles

The Sibylline Oracles

Milton S. Terry

As prophecies go, the Pseudo-Sibyllines never rise to the level of Nostradamus. However they are a gold mine for students of Classical mythology and early first millenium Jewish, Gnostic and Christian beliefs.