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Apocalyptic Anxiety

Religion, Science, and America's Obsession with the End of the World

Apocalyptic Anxiety( )
Author: Aveni, Anthony
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:University Press of Colorado
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

Apocalyptic Anxiety traces the sources of American culture's obsession with predicting and preparing for the apocalypse. Author Anthony Aveni explores why Americans take millennial claims seriously, where and how end-of-the-world predictions emerge, how they develop within a broader historical framework, and what we can learn from doomsday predictions of the past. The book begins with the Millerites, the nineteenth-century religious sect of Pastor William...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Eschatology
Religion / Religion & Science
Religion / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.836 Pounds

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