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End of Days : An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions - by Wendell Johnson (Hardcover)

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Covering religious traditions ranging from Buddhism to Christianity to Zoroastrianism and modern apocalyptic movements such as Arun Shinrikyo and the Branch Davidians, this book addresses prophesied end of days from a breadth of perspectives and includes material on often-neglected themes and genres.

• Provides readers with an overview of apocalyptic themes in the world's religious traditions as well as detailed explanations of particular apocalyptic phenomena

• Places popular apocalyptic motifs within the historical context of apocalyptic literature

• Enables a more complete appreciation and understanding of the presence of apocalyptic material in popular culture, literature, and fine arts

• Presents information in a single volume that will serve researchers in public libraries, community college learning resource centers, and college and university libraries

Number of Pages: 381
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Wendell Johnson
Language: English
Street Date: July 14, 2017
TCIN: 51691240
UPC: 9781440839405
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-6565
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