End-Time Visions: The Road to Armageddon?

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B & H Publishing Group, May 1, 1998 - Social Science - 428 pages
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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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User 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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Contents

Decade of Death
3
Seers Sages and Soothsayers
43
Thus Saith The Lord
81
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Richard Abanes is a freelance journalist and investigative reporter specializing in cults, the occult, world religions, and new religious movements. He is a former cult member but now is a devout Christian. Abanes was a researcher with the Christian Research Institute and founded the Religious Information Center (RIC) of Southern California. He has been a guest on radio and television talk shows including Hard Copy, EXTRA and Rolanda. He has been cited as an expert on religion and cults by the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Waco Tribune-Herald, and Christianity Today. Abanes has authored several books including American Militias: Rebellion, Racism and Religion, Defending the Faith: A Beginner's Guide to Cults and New Religions, Journey into the Light: Exploring Near-Death Experiences, and The Less Traveled Road and the Bible: A Scriptural Critique of the Philosophy of M. Scott Peck. His feature articles, news stories, and video reviews have been published in national magazines, including Bookstore Journal, Christianity Today, Charisma and Christian Life, Ministries Today, and Christian Research Journal.

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