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Black mass : apocalyptic religion and the death of utopia

Author: John Gray
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Philosopher John Gray examines the history of utopianism, links it to apocalyptic religious beliefs, and argues that utopianism currently dominates mainstream politics, discussing its impact in Iraq and elsewhere in the twenty-first century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Gray
ISBN: 9780374105983 0374105987
OCLC Number: 148910856
Description: 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The death of utopia --
Enlightenment and terror in the twentieth century --
Utopia enters the mainstream --
The Americanization of the apocalypse --
Armed missionaries --
Post-apocalypse.
Responsibility: John Gray.
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Philosopher John Gray examines the history of utopianism, links it to apocalyptic religious beliefs, and argues that utopianism currently dominates mainstream politics, discussing its impact in Iraq and elsewhere in the twenty-first century.

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