Apocalyptic anxiety: religion, science and America's obsession with the end of the world
Aveni, Anthony, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher
Aveni traces the sources of American culture's obsession with predicting the apocalypse. He explores why Americans take millennial claims seriously, where and how end-of-the-world predictions emerge, how they develop with reference to a broader historical trajectory, and what we can learn from doomsday predictions of the past.--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism
End of the world
Religion and science -- United States
United States -- Religion -- History