When prophecy fails

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University of Minnesota Press, 1956 - Prophecies (Occultism) - 256 pages
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Review: When Prophecy Fails: a Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World

User Review  - Stephen Cranney - Goodreads

As a piece of social science it wasn't much. His observers were too numerous in such a small group not to have an affect on the group, always raising the question of what might have happened had they ... Read full review

Review: When Prophecy Fails: a Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

A fascinating and ambitious study but I can't really accept its conclusions because the method of study was so invasive. I mean let's work this out, we've got a cult of maybe a dozen people, six or ... Read full review

Contents

Unfulfilled Prophecies and Disappointed
3
Teachings and Prophecies from Outer Space
33
Spreading the Word on Earth
58
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