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Millennialism and Society


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The End All Around Us: Apocalyptic Texts and Popular Culture

The End All Around Us: Apocalyptic Texts and Popular Culture

1st Edition

John Walliss, Kenneth G. C. Newport
October 01, 2008

The Apocalypse or end times are a recurrent theme within contemporary popular culture. 'The End All Around Us' presents a wide-ranging exploration of the influence of the apocalypse within art, literature, music and film. The essays draw on representations of the apocalypse in heavy metal music,...

The End That Does: Art, Science and Millennial Accomplishment

The End That Does: Art, Science and Millennial Accomplishment

1st Edition

Cathy Gutierrez, Hillel Schwartz
November 01, 2005

Millennial movements have had a significant impact on history and lie behind many artistic and scientific views of the world. 'The End that Does' tracks the interplay of the arts, sciences, and millennial imagination across 3000 years. The volume presents essays ranging across the study of ancient...

Gender and Apocalyptic Desire

Gender and Apocalyptic Desire

1st Edition

Lee Quinby, Brenda E. Brasher
September 01, 2005

The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways...

War in Heaven/Heaven on Earth: Theories of the Apocalyptic

War in Heaven/Heaven on Earth: Theories of the Apocalyptic

1st Edition

Stephen D. O'Leary, Geln S. McGhee
August 01, 2005

The apocalypse is a motif that lies behind many religious beliefs and practices. 'War in Heaven/Heaven on Earth' theorizes the apocalyptic as it has arisen in a variety of religious traditions, from Native American religion to Islam in Northern Nigeria and new terrorist movements. Millennial theory...

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