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Author Wojcik, Daniel.

Title The end of the world as we know it : faith, fatalism, and apocalypse in America / Daniel Wojcik.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  236.9 W829e    ---  Available
Description ix, 281 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-255) and index.
Contents Approaching doomsday : the contours of American apocalyptic belief -- The American apocalyptic legacy -- Signs of the endtimes : Hal Lindsey and dispensationalist prophecy beliefs -- Apocalyptic apparitions of the Virgin Mary in New York City -- Secular apocalyptic themes in the nuclear era -- Fatalism and apocalyptic beliefs -- The transformation of apocalyptic traditions in the post-cold war era -- Emergent apocalyptic beliefs about UFOs and extraterrestrial beings.
Subject Millennialism.
End of the world.
United States -- Religion -- 1960-
ISBN 0814792839 (acid-free paper)

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