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Imaging the end : visions of apocalypse from the ancient Middle East to modern America

Author: Abbas Amanat; Magnus Thorkell Bernhardsson
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Packed into all major monotheistic religions is a powerful theological punch: apocalypse. This provocative volume explores how apocalyptic visions have expressed themselves in different ways in Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, and Islam. The contributors also consider how Millennialism has expressed itself in a historical context, and why has it has so powerfully excited the human imagination. The essays  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas Amanat; Magnus Thorkell Bernhardsson
ISBN: 9781860647246 1860647243
OCLC Number: 191943050
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 416 pages)
Responsibility: edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus Bernhardsson.

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The apocalypse is a theme common to all major monotheistic religions originating in the Middle East. Exploring ancient and modern cultural and religious experiences, this book highlights the  Read more...

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