When prophecy fails

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University of Minnesota Press, 1956 - End of the world - 256 pages
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I heard the contents of this book described when I was in high school and tried to identify and find it for decades afterwards. It was well worth the quest: one of the most interesting and entertaining non-fiction books I have ever read. a classic of participant observation. Read full review

Review: When Prophecy Fails: A Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World

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I read this book only because my daughter was required to do so for college. It was a tough read for me and a very difficult beginning. In my opinion, it did get better middle to end... Read full review


Unfulfilled Prophecies and Disappointed Messiahs
Teachings and Prophecies from Outer Space
Spreading the Word on Earth

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