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History of the End of the World

How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization

History of the End of the World( )
Author: Kirsch, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-06-134987-4
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperOne
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

"[The Book of] Revelation has served as a "language arsenal" in a great many of the social, cultural, and political conflicts in Western history. Again and again, Revelation has stirred some dangerous men and women to act out their own private apocalypses. Above all, the moral calculus of Revelation--the demonization of one's enemies, the sanctification of revenge taking, and the notion that history must end in catastrophe--can be detected in some of the worst atrocities and...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Studies / General
Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
Religion / Eschatology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.226 x 7.917 x 0.858 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Kirsch, Jonathan (Author)
He is a book columnist for The Los Angeles Times & author of the bestselling & critically acclaimed King david: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel, Moses: A Life & Harlot by the Side of the Road, writes & lectures widely. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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