End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions

by
Wendell G. Johnsoneditor

Wendell G. Johnson, PhD, EdD, is head of reference and research at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions

20170731

ABC-CLIO

Pages 416
Topics Religion
  • eBook

    9781440839412

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End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions

Author(s): Wendell G. Johnson
Contributors: Johnson, Wendell;
Abstract:

Covering religious traditions ranging from Buddhism to Christianity to Zoroastrianism and modern apocalyptic movements such as Arun Shinrikyo and the Branch Davidians, this book addresses prophesied end of days from a breadth of perspectives and includes material on often-neglected themes and genres.


• Provides readers with an overview of apocalyptic themes in the world's religious traditions as well as detailed explanations of particular apocalyptic phenomena

• Places popular apocalyptic motifs within the historical context of apocalyptic literature

• Enables a more complete appreciation and understanding of the presence of apocalyptic material in popular culture, literature, and fine arts

• Presents information in a single volume that will serve researchers in public libraries, community college learning resource centers, and college and university libraries

Editor(s): Johnson, Wendell;
SortTitle: end of days: an encyclopedia of the apocalypse in world religions
Keyword(s): Religion
Author Info:
Wendell G. Johnsoneditor

Wendell G. Johnson, PhD, EdD, is head of reference and research at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

eISBN-13: 9781440839412
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440839405
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 416
Publication Date: 20170731

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