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  - Louise - Goodreads

This is a now classic study testing the then fledgling theory of cognitive dissonance, the process by which people respond to evidence that conflicts with their deeply held beliefs. It begins with ... 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  - 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

Contents

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