eBook End of Days: An Encyclopedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions, 1st Edition

  • Wendell G. Johnson
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  • ISBN-10: 1440839417
  • ISBN-13: 9781440839412
  • DDC: 202.323
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 381 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: African Ethnic Traditional Religion.
2: Amillennialism.
3: Ancient of Days.
4: Anti-Christ (Islam: Ahmadiyya).
5: Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
6: Apocalypse of Abraham.
7: Apocalypse of Baruch.
8: Apocalypse of Enoch.
9: Apocalypse of John.
10: Apocalypse of Paul.
11: Apocalypse of Peter.
12: Apocalyptic Literature.
13: Apokatastasis.
14: Armageddon (Megiddo).
15: Art.
16: Aum Shinrikyo (Shoko Asahara).
17: Australian Aboriginal Apocalyptic.
18: Babylon/Whore of Babylon.
19: Bahá’í Faith, Apocalypse in the.
20: Beast.
21: Big Bang/Big Crunch.
22: Branch Davidians (David Koresh).
23: Buddhist Apocalyptic.
24: Camping, Harold.
25: Cargo Cults.
26: Chabad Eschatology.
27: Chinese Eschatology.
28: Christian Apocalypticism.
29: Cosmology.
30: Dante.
31: Day of Judgment.
32: Day of the Lord.
33: Dispensationalism.
34: Doomsday Cults.
35: Eastern Orthodox Eschatology.
36: Egyptian Book of the Dead.
37: Eschatology.
38: Falwell, Jerry.
39: Feminist Eschatology.
40: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
41: Frashokereti.
42: Gnosticism.
43: Gog and Magog.
44: Götterdämmerung (Wagner).
45: Great Awakenings.
46: Great Disappointment.
47: Great White Throne Judgment.
48: Heaven and Hell.
49: Heaven’s Gate.
50: Hindu Apocalyptic.
51: Hunger Games, The.
52: Ibn Al-Arabi.
53: Idolatry.
54: Islamic Eschatology (Sunni).
55: Israel.
56: Jehovah’s Witnesses.
57: Jesus.
58: Jewish Apocalyptic.
59: Joachim of Flora.
60: Kingdom of God/Kingdom of Heaven.
61: Left Behind Literature.
62: Maccabean Revolt (The Book of Jubilees).
63: Major and Minor Signs (Islam).
64: Manichaean Apocalyptic.
65: Mayan Apocalyptic.
66: Messianism.
67: Metsubō no Hi (Day of Destruction).
68: Millennialism.
69: Mormonism.
70: Native American Eschatological Traditions.
71: New Jerusalem.
72: Norse Apocalyptic.
73: Order of the Solar Temple.
74: Peoples Temple (Jim Jones, Jonestown).
75: Persian Apocalyptic.
76: Plymouth Brethren.
77: Popular Culture, The Apocalypse in.
78: Postmillennialism.
79: Premillennialism.
80: Prophecy.
81: Puranic Apocalypse.
82: Rapture.
83: Resurrection.
84: Roman Catholicism.
85: Rome.
86: Salvation.
87: Satan.
88: Second Coming (Parousia).
89: Seven Seals, Seven Trumpets, Seven Bowls.
90: Seventh-day Adventist Eschatology.
91: Shi’ite Apocalyptic.
92: 666.
93: Tribulation.
94: Y2K.
95: Zionism.
96: Zombies.
97: Zurvanism.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.