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Apocalypse not : everything you know about 2012, Nostradamus and the rapture is wrong

Author: John Michael Greer
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Cleis Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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For almost 3,000 years apocalypse prophecies have convinced people all over the world that the future is about to give them the world they want instead of the world they've got. All the end time prophecies splashed across the media in every age have had something else in common: every one of them has been wrong. Apocalypse Not is a lively and engaging survey of predictions about the end of the world, along with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Greer, John Michael.
Apocalypse not.
Berkeley, Calif. : Cleis Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011024800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Michael Greer
ISBN: 9781936740055 1936740052
OCLC Number: 763160614
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 189 pages)
Contents: Foreword : counting down to apocalypse --
The beginning of the end --
The crucible of Judaism --
Waiting for the antichrist --
The waning of theology --
Eyes turned toward Heaven --
The current contenders --
Afterword : the seventh seal.
Responsibility: John Michael Greer.

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For almost 3,000 years apocalypse prophecies have convinced people all over the world that the future is about to give them the world they want instead of the world they've got. All the end time prophecies splashed across the media in every age have had something else in common: every one of them has been wrong. Apocalypse Not is a lively and engaging survey of predictions about the end of the world, along with the failed dreams and nightmares that have clustered around them. Among the stories highlighted in Apocalypse Not are: the birth of the apocalypse meme out of archaic star myths in the.

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"With a great deal of humor and a polished writing style, Greer recounts end-time prophecies from our past, many familiar, most obscure."--"The Rationalist" "John Michael Greer bookends "Apocalypse Read more...

 
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