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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Cosmos, Chaos, and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith.   

Europe's Inner Demons: The Demonization of Christians in Medieval Christendom

Norman Cohn - History - 1993 - 274 pages
Europe's Inner Demons is a fascinating history of the irrational need to imagine witches and an investigation of how those fantasies made the persecutions of the middle ages ...
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The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical ...

Norman Cohn - History - 1970 - 416 pages
The end of the millennium has always held the world in fear of earthquakes, plague, and the catastrophic destruction of the world. At the dawn of the 21st millennium the world ...
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Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought

Norman Cohn - Religion - 1999 - 154 pages
An exploration of the origins, development, and varying interpretations of the ancient story of Noah's flood, and an assessment of its impact on the history of ideas. It ...
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The Shape of the World to Come: Charting the Geopolitics of a New Century

Laurent Cohen-Tanugi - Political Science - 2008 - 129 pages
A renowned author on international affairs takes on globalization's many cheerleaders and detractors, who, in their narrow focus, have failed to recognize the full extent to ...
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Gods in the Desert: Religions of the Ancient Near East

Glenn S. Holland - History - 2009 - 272 pages
Gods in the Desert explores the fascinating religious cultures of the ancient Near East. From the mysterious pyramids, tombs, and temples of Egypt to the powerful heroes, gods ...
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