When time shall be no more : prophecy belief in modern American culture /

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Main Author: Boyer, Paul S.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992.
Series:Studies in cultural history
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Prologue: The Hidden World of Prophecy Belief I. The Genre and Its Early Interpreters
  • 1. Origins of the Apocalyptic
  • 2. Rhythms of Prophecy Belief
  • 3. The Premillennial Strand II. Key Themes after World War II
  • 4. The Atomic Bomb and Nuclear War
  • 5. Ezekiel as the First Cold Warrior
  • 6. The Final Chatisement of the Chosen
  • 7. The United States in Prophecy
  • 8. Antichrist, 666, and the Mark of the Beast III. The Enduring Apocalyptic Vision
  • 9. The Continuing Appeal of Prophecy Belief
  • 10. Apocalyptic Portents in a Post-Cold War World Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Credits
  • Index
  • Illustrations follow pages 144 and 280

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