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The insightful posts about this week’s readings bode well for another lively discussion in class. I particularly like the fact that your examples illustrate such a clear range from religious to secular forms of apocalypticism in American society. As Charles … Continue reading

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The Social Network, Strozier, and Scientific Sloppiness

Having recently seen The Social Network, Charles B. Strozier’s essay, “The Apocalyptic Other,” was eerily pertinent.  The film, which focuses on two lawsuits brought against Mark Zuckerberg (played by Jesse Eisenberg) – one from two Harvard classmates who allege that … Continue reading

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The Seven Seals of Fundamentalism

“And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven….” Book of Revelation 8:1 I’d like to use this post to make a convenient analysis of the above image, in light of Strozier’s essay “Opening the Seven … Continue reading

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War in the End of Time

Last week, I questioned why people fight until the very end even when they know it won’t make a difference. What is the point of one last act of violence when peace is just one step away? In this week’s … Continue reading

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Paranoia: the Self, Divided

Whilst warrior Christ was busy establishing his banal utopia in the fiction aisle of our Doomsday curricula, Charles Strozier was profiling a darker side of “things that must shortly come to pass” in his essays on the apocalyptic roots of the … Continue reading

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