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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  - Ricardo - Goodreads

Interesting book on an important concept. However, the narrative of Mrs. Keech's group is too detailed, to the point of being almost just an academic exercise. In contrast, this same academic value is ... 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  - Isidore - Goodreads

As a glimpse into the largely unknown world of Eisenhower era mysticism, the book is fascinating. As an exemplification of cognitive dissonance, it is pretty much a failure. Festinger & Co.'s ... Read full review


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