Expecting the End

Expecting the End

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Jesus' promise that qthe endq draws near has spawned an expectation of that grand event across various religious groups. This volume examines the abiding social issues that surround the continued presence of apocalyptic anticipation by setting them in historical, present-day, and future manifestations. Approaching this fervent expectation from a broad perspective, Gribben and Newport explore the contemporary movements with insightful analysis that provokes discussion and even self-reflection.It is in recognition of this fact that the project represented in this book was launched at Liverpool Hope University and at, ... Most of the essays found in this book are those that were presented at the inaugural meeting held at Trinity College, ... of popular culture painted with fairly broad brushstrokes, but others treat individual millennial topics and groups in some finer detail. ... Carey Newman at Baylor University Press has been extremely helpful both in negotiating the initial publishinganbsp;...

Title:Expecting the End
Author:Kenneth G. C. Newport, Crawford Gribben
Publisher:Baylor University Press - 2006


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