Apocalypses in Context (Paperback)

Kelly J. Murphy

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Apocalyptic scenarios remain prevalent and powerful in popular culture, in politics, and in various religious traditions. Academic interest in apocalypticism is flourishing; indeed, the study of both ancient and contemporary apocalyptic phenomena has long been a focus of attention in scholarly research and a ready way to engage the religious studies classroom. Apocalypses in Context is designed for just such a classroom, bringing together the insights of scholars in various fields and using different methods to discuss the manifestations of apocalyptic enthusiasm in different ages (Part I: Ancient Apocalyptic Literature; Part II: Apocalypticism through the Ages; Part III: Apocalypticism in the Contemporary World). This approach enables the instructor to make connections and students to recognize continuities and contrasts across history. Apocalypses in Context features illustrations, graphs, study questions, and suggestions for further reading after each chapter, as well as recommended media and artwork to support the college classroom.


Product Details

  • Product code: AZGJX
  • ISBN: 9781451496239
  • Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.4cm x 22.9cm
  • Pages: 526
  • Publish date: Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 BST 2016
  • Book points: 20

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