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Marks of the beast : the left behind novels and the struggle for evangelical identity

Author: Glenn W Shuck
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Left Behind series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins has become a popular culture phenomenon, selling an astonishing 40 million copies to date. These novels, written by two well-known evangelical Christians, depict the experiences of those ""left behind"" in the aftermath of the Rapture, when Christ removes true believers, leaving everyone else to suffer seven years of Tribulation under Satan's proxy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shuck, Glenn W.
Marks of the beast.
New York : New York University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004014840
(OCoLC)55982334
Named Person: Tim LaHaye
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn W Shuck
ISBN: 1429414197 9781429414197 9780814740040 0814740049 9780814740057 0814740057 9780814783559 0814783554
OCLC Number: 76837847
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages)
Contents: Introduction: first words on last things --
Signs of the times : the dispensational background of evangelical prophecy belief --
Reluctant rebels : the left behind novels and the politics of evangelical identity --
The emergence of the network culture/beast system --
Technologies of transcendence : "beast religion" and the deification/demonization of the network culture --
Marks of the beast : the struggle for evangelical identity --
Beast, Inc. : evangelical resistance and the internalization of evil.
Responsibility: Glenn W. Shuck.
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The "Left Behind" series is about those "left behind" after Christ removes true believers, leaving everyone else to suffer seven years of Tribulation. This work assesses these novels and shows how  Read more...

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A timely analysis of a religious movement that is quietly exercising enormous political influence today. Shuck's careful reading of LaHaye's troubling vision establishes unexpected connections with Read more...

 
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