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Rapture culture : left behind in evangelical America.

Author: Amy Johnson Frykholm; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Left Behind' series consist of novels that depict the rapture and apocalypse, with millions of copies in print. In 'Rapture Culture', Amy J. Frykholm explores this remarkable phenomenon, seeking  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Tim LaHaye
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Johnson Frykholm; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195159837 9780195159837
OCLC Number: 191827190
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: The rapture in America --
Networks of readers, networks of meaning --
The margins of left behind's readership --
"I'm a survivor and he's a survivor" --
Reading the signs of the times --
Making prophecy live --
Witness to the Apocalypse --
Fear, desire, and the dynamics of left behind.

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