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Apocalypses Prophecies, Cults and Millennial Beliefs Throughout the Ages by Eugen Weber

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Religion,
  • Cults

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Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL9758815M
ISBN 100756763533
ISBN 109780756763534

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Books and writing, according to Jacques Derrida, are always concerned with questions of life and death. Nowhere is this more true than regarding the heavenly book motif, which plays an important role in early Judeo-Christian literature, and particularly in apocalypses. This book identifies four sub-types of the motif the books of life, deeds, fate, and action and examines . Apocalypse definition is - one of the Jewish and Christian writings of b.c. to a.d. marked by pseudonymity, symbolic imagery, and the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil and raises the righteous to life in a messianic kingdom. How to use apocalypse in a sentence. Introduction to Apocalypses Non-scholarly usage. The Apocalypse = The Apocalypse of John = The Book of Revelation; Apocalypse = the catastrophic end of all things The end of the world, or at least the unraveling of someone’s world; The movie, “Apocalypse Now;” “Snow-pocalypse”. [Apocalypses] is an elegant and amazingly concise account which we are advised to treat as a travel book of a journey through the underworld of popular religion.