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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  - 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

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

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

Detailed and dry true story of a Scientology-influenced group who saw the end of the world in the middle of the 20th century. This is a fascinating study of the nature of belief. 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  - Lars Roest - Goodreads

I discovered this book by looking up the the term "cognitive dissonance" on Wikipedia. I am interested in this since I at 18 years old was persuaded to join a cult called the "Church" of Scientology ... 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  - Jonathan - Goodreads

On oft repeated chestnut in the perpetual debate between Christianity and its non-believers goes something like this: There are three possibilities about Jesus and/or the Apostles or Early Christians ... Read full review


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