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Bibliography: Apocalypticism, millenarianism, and millennialism

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Abanes, Richard. 1998. End-Time Visions: The Road to Armageddon? New York: Four Walls, Eight Windows.

Aukerman, Dale. 1993. Reckoning with Apocalypse. New York: Crossroad.

Berlet, Chip. 1998. “Dances with Devils: How Apocalyptic and Millennialist Themes Influence Right Wing Scapegoating and Conspiracism,” The Public Eye, Vol. 12, Nos. 2 & 3, (Fall).

_______. (associate editor). 2000. “Apocalypse,” “Conspiracism,” “Demagogues,” “Demonization,” “Militia Movements,” “Populism,” “Survivalism,” Totalitarianism,” and “Year 2000.” Encyclopedia of Millennialism and Millennial Movements. Richard A. Landes, ed., (Berkshire Reference Works; Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society). New York: Routledge.

Boyer, Paul S. 1992. When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap/Harvard University Press.

Brent, Sandy, D. 2002. Plowshares & Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity.

Camp, Gregory S. 1997. Selling Fear: Conspiracy Theories and End-Times Paranoia. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books.

Cohn, Norman. [1957] 1970. The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages. Revised and expanded. New York: Oxford University Press.

———. 1993. Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith. New Haven: Yale University Press.

FitzGerald, Frances. 1985. "The American Millennium." The New Yorker, November 11, pp. 105-196.

Frykholm, Amy Johnson. 2004. Rapture Culture: Left Behind in Evangelical America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Fuller, Robert C. 1995. Naming the Antichrist: The History of an American Obsession. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gentile, Emilio. 1996. The Sacralization of Politics in Fascist Italy, translated by Keith Botsford. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press.

Harding, Susan. 1994. "Imagining the Last Days: The Politics of Apocalyptic Language," in Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby, eds., Accounting for Fundamentalisms, The Fundamentalism Project, vol. 4, pp.57-78. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Northcott, Michael. 2004. An Angel Directs The Storm. Apocalyptic Religion & American Empire. London: I.B. Tauris.

O’Leary, Stephen D. 1994. Arguing the Apocalypse: A Theory of Millennial Rhetoric. New York: Oxford University Press.

Quinby, Lee. 1994. Anti-Apocalypse: Exercises in Genealogical Criticism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Rossing, Barbara A. 2004. The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation. Boulder, CO: Westview.

Stewart, Kathleen and Susan Harding. 1999. "Bad Endings: American Apocalypsis." Annual Review of Anthropology, 28, pp. 285-310.

Strozier, Charles B. (1994). Apocalypse: On the Psychology of Fundamentalism in America. Boston: Beacon Press.

Thompson, Damian. (1997). The End of Time: Faith and Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England

Apocalypticism and Islam

Cook, David. 1996. “Muslim Apocalyptic and Jihad,” Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam 20:66-104.

Cook, David. 2001. “Jihad and Martyrdom Operations as Apocalyptic Events.” Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Center for Millennial Studies Conference, Boston University, November.

Cook, David. 2002. “ America, the Second ‘Ad: The Perception of the United States in Modern Muslim Apocalyptic Literature,” Yale Center for International and Area Studies Publications 5:150-93.

Wessinger, Catherine. 2001. “Bin Laden and Revolutionary Millennialism,” New Orleans Times-Picayune, 10 October, http://www.mille.org/cmshome/wessladen.html.




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