End-Time Visions: The Road to Armageddon?
Richard Abanes earns his living as an investigative reporter specializing in cults, the occult, world religions, and new religious movements. Now, in End-Time Visions, he focuses on the gathering storm before the new millennium: society's ever-present obsession with the end of the world. A detailed, fascinating look at the bizarre workings of the human mind, End-Time Visions take a broad approach to the topic. Citing historical precedents from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Abanes discusses in detail the myriad popular doomsday prophets that have sprung up in America as well as in the chaos of the new Russia, and many other international movements.
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Review: End-Time Visions: The Road to ArmageddonUser Review - Lance Polin - Goodreads
This book is an attempt to be judicious towards the fringes of groups and ideology that the author has reasons for hating. A disillusioned extremist, Mr. Abanes sets forth to chart a few high-lights ... Read full review
Review: End-Time Visions: The Road to ArmageddonUser Review - Timothy Maples - Goodreads
An excellent overview (published in 1998) of many prominant groups and teachers that focus on end-of-the-world scenarios as their reason for being. The book includes recent doomsday cults (Branch ... Read full review
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