Expecting Armageddon: Essential Readings in Failed Prophecy
Jon R. Stone, Tom J. Farer
Psychology Press, 2000 - Religion - 284 pages
What happens when prophecies fail? This anthology gathers together in one volume research from the fields of sociology and psychology, to seek an answer to this question.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChrisRippel - LibraryThing
Anthology of 15 articles testing Leon Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance on a number of failed prophecies up to 1995. These articles describe the effects of failed prophecies within organized ... Read full review
Review: Expecting Armageddon: Essential Readings in Failed ProphecyUser Review - Stephen Cranney - Goodreads
Very interesting compendium of the research on a fascinating niche topic within the sociology of religion--specifically, how to do religious movements react when specific prophecies that they've relied on fail (mostly prophecies to do with the end of the world). Read full review
Unfulfilled Prophecies and Disappointed Messiahs
Prophecy Fails Again
When Prophecies Fail
The Effects of Prophetic Disconfirmation of the Committed
Prophecy Continues to Fail
Had Prophecy Failed?
How Do Movements Survive Failures of Prophecy?