Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem by Thomas Robbins
Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

About Thomas Robbins

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Thomas Robbins is an independent sociologist of Religion. He is the author of Cults, Converts and Charisma (1988) and has co-edited numerous books, among them In Gods We Trust (1990) and Between Sacred and Secular (1994). Susan J. Palmer teaches at Dawson College and Concordia University and specializes in new religious movements. She is the author of Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers and AIDS as an Apocalyptic Metaphor.
 
Published October 28, 2013 by Routledge. 347 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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As the year 2000 approaches, both popular culture and popular religion have painted pictures of what the end times might look like. Robbins and Palmer have gathered a number of essays that take a sobe

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A final section explores the violence and confrontational stances of apocalyptic movements like the Christian Identity Movement, David Koresh's Branch Davidians and Aum Shinrikyo, the Japanese cult whose members loosed sarin gas in the Tokyo subway.

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