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The 2012 story : the myths, fallacies, and truth behind the most intriguing date in history

Author: John Major Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From one of the pioneering authors who introduced the 2012 countdown to the world's spiritual community comes an epic exploration of the origins of this portentous date. Jenkins examines the date's roots in Mayan cosmology, modern astronomy, and ancient prophecy.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Major Jenkins
ISBN: 9781585427666 1585427667
OCLC Number: 426803782
Description: 482 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Recovering a lost world --
The long career of the long count --
Seductive spells --
Breakthroughs or breakdown? --
The 2012 explosion --
Doubting scholars --
The galactic alignment theory : update --
2012 and the big picture --
Sacred science and perennial philosophy --
The fulfillment of the Maya prophecy --
Ending the war on us --
The Maya Renaissance --
Restoring the big picture --
After the party.
Other Titles: Twenty twelve
Two thousand twelve
Responsibility: John Major Jenkins.

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From one of the pioneering authors who introduced the 2012 countdown to the world's spiritual community comes an epic exploration of the origins of this portentous date. Jenkins examines the date's roots in Mayan cosmology, modern astronomy, and ancient prophecy.

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