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OURNAL OF MILLENNIAL STUDIES
SPRING 1998

 

VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1


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Post-modern literary theory and many images taken directly from supermarket tabloids illustrate the
politicoreligious complex underlying popular 20th-century apocalypticism.


    Members of indigenous groups of Papua New Guinea, the Duna and the Kawelka, expect the imminent end of the world, influenced by a mix of Christian teachings and traditional beliefs.


Examination of actual “recruitment” e-mails from Heaven’s Gate argues against an overly excited media
portraying the group as spiritual online predators.


The “inextricable” intertwining of antisemitism and apocalypticism in the later Middle Ages is examined via
selected textual sources dealing with the Antichrist and the role of the Jews in popular, common-knowledge
“last days” scenarios.



Book Review

Tribulation Force by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins
Reviewed by John J. Reilly


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