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End-time visions : the road to Armageddon?

Author: Richard Abanes
Publisher: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the increased spirituality and belief that the end of the world is near which is preceding the new millennium and which has given rise to doomsayers and their organizations, such as David Koresh, Aum Shinrikyo, Heaven's Gate, the Order of the Solar Temple, and others. Cites historical antecedants from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
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Genre/Form: History
Millennium Collection
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Abanes
ISBN: 1568581041 9781568581040 0805417699 9780805417692
OCLC Number: 37801470
Description: xii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1990s: decade of death --
Seers, sages, and soothsayers --
"Thus saith the lord" --
Patriots and militiamen --
A timeless obsession --
Nostradamus --
Miller's millennial madness --
Jehovah's witnesses: Armageddon, Inc. --
Signs of the times revisited --
The bible tells me so? --
Millennial mindsets --
Appendix a: the NDE mystery solved --
Appendix b: calendar confusion --
Appendix c: timeline of doom --
Appendix d: inside heaven's gate --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: by Richard Abanes.

Abstract:

Discusses the increased spirituality and belief that the end of the world is near which is preceding the new millennium and which has given rise to doomsayers and their organizations, such as David Koresh, Aum Shinrikyo, Heaven's Gate, the Order of the Solar Temple, and others. Cites historical antecedants from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

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Introduction -- 1990s: decade of death -- Seers, sages, and soothsayers -- "Thus saith the lord" -- Patriots and militiamen -- A timeless obsession -- Nostradamus -- Miller’s millennial madness -- Jehovah’s witnesses: Armageddon, Inc. -- Signs of the times revisited -- The bible tells me so? -- Millennial mindsets -- Appendix a: the NDE mystery solved -- Appendix b: calendar confusion -- Appendix c: timeline of doom -- Appendix d: inside heaven's gate -- Notes -- Index.

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