Engendering the Millennium
Special Issue of the Journal of Millennial
Vol. 2, Issue 1Summer,
Guest Editors: Brenda Brasher and Lee
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Brenda Brasher, Mount Union College, and
Lee Quinby, Rochester Institute of Technology
The two Guest Editors and
co-organizers of the Symposium discuss the implications of "engendering
the millennium." 26K.
- Ms./Calculating the Apocalypse
Catherine Keller, University
A feminist theologian on
the theoretical implications of the Book of Revelation and the study of
apocalypticism itself. Should apocalypticism be rejected or accepted?
- The Deployment of Apocalyptic
Lee Quinby, Rochester
Institute of Technology
How the Book of Revelation,
entwined with the roots of United States culture, upholds a heterosexist
and masculinist supremacy in everyday life. 32K.
- The Joy of (Apocalyptic)
Tina Pippin, Agnes
Feminist theologian examines
the story of the Christian Apocalypse for coding of sexuality and gender,
arguing that the tale is essentially a misogynist one. 29K.
the Millennium in Papua New Guinea
Pamela Stewart and
Andrew Strathern, University of Pittsburgh
exposition of Christian apocalyptic theology, as it blends with older,
indigenous ideas about evil and role of sexuality at the end of the world.
- Women at the End of the
World: Christian Fundamentalist Millenarianism As An Engendering Machine
Brenda Brasher, Mount
Careful examination of the
gender roles in millennial fundamentalist Christian groups shows both a
theological base for short-term activism by fundamentalist women and long-term
continued subordination of fundamentalist women. 29K
- Racist Activism and Apocalyptic/Millennial
Kathleen M. Blee, University
study of the relations between gender, millennial group affiliation, and
racist/anti-semitic action and creed. 34K.
- Women, Millennialism and
Modernity: A Contribution to Gender Studies
Richard Landes, Boston
In a time of apocalyptic
excitement, the permitted social role of women may be extended and changed,
as with the prophetess Thiota in 847 CE. 36K.
- (En)Gendering Evil: Sinful
Conceptions of the Antichrist in the Middle Ages and the Reformation
Andrew Gow, University
Outlines medieval gender-
and ethnic-ridden "conceptions" -- in both senses of the word -- of Christianity's
end-time ultimate evil. 260K. (Includes graphics.)
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