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prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

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61) T A Kselman, Miracles and Prophecies in Nineteenth-Century France, New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1983; S L and P F Zimdars-Swartz, 'Apocalypticism in Modern Western Europe', in J J Collins, B McGinn and S J Stein (eds), The Continuum History of Apocalypticism, London, Continuum, 2003, 607-627.
Muntzer and Apocalypticism," Archiv fur Reformationsgeschichte 95 (2004), 98-131.
This will allow scholars to see beyond Turner's apocalypticism and deep messianic faith.
As Kay conscientiously examines the roots of modern American conspiracism, he characterizes our current conspiracists as the heirs of three traditions: "religious apocalypticism, political populism, and rapid technological advancement;' I believe that populism is probably the most influential.
The Jour du Jugement went largely unnoticed until 1981 when it was studied as an example of Antichrist drama in Richard Emmerson's Antichrist in the Middle Ages: A Study of Medieval Apocalypticism, Art, and Literature (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1981).
amp;nbsp;"So many people have just a partial understanding of the Bible's apocalypticism," she said.
Hence the importance of Book 1, where Taubes develops a general theory of apocalypticism, one which subsumes both late Israelite prophetic Messianism, Christian chiliasm, Gnosticism, and even secularized philosophies of history (Lessing, Hegel and Marx).
His narrators bathe in an environment of circumambient political apocalypticism, moving numbly in front of soundless images emanating from CNN, footage of unidentified revolutionaries, Tamils or Chechens carrying submachine guns.
The idea that Iran might undertake nuclear strikes against Israel without regard for Israeli counterstrike capabilities is sometimes explained as "militant messianism and speculative apocalypticism," the supposition being that an "end of days" scenario can be facilitated by attacking Israel (as an enemy of Islam) with nuclear weapons.
The book ends with a discussion of the apocalyptic vision of Luther and how that apocalypticism informed Luther's exegesis of Genesis and his sense of time and place among his students.
He shows the disparities between Christian faith and ritual studies, natural sciences, cultural negative theology, world religions, and cultural apocalypticism.
I was just thinking about that big tidal wave -- the apocalypticism in it, science fiction, pulp fiction.
Though end-times convictions represent only part of the story, their apocalypticism still forms a real and troublesome concern for Christians anywhere.
I think the thing that made the '60s "the '60s" was this transit between apocalypticism and utopianism.
Brasher has suggested that apocalypticism is a master frame used by a variety of groups, and it is especially prevalent in the Christian right (Brasher & Berlet, 2004).