apocalypse

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How does it end?

A review of Robert Joustra and Alissa Wilkinson

The apocalypse, it seems, is cultural and psychological rather than historical. One can only hope that this theory is right.

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Alternative realities

One Good Book deserves another

John of Patmos presents readers of Revelation with fantastical visions of what life could be, just as Dickens does to Scrooge.

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Full of emptiness

A review of John Corrigan

Emptiness can alternatively mean too little or too much. It is sometimes unclear where emptiness is distinct from excess.

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A Political Theology of Climate Change, by Michael S. Northcott

Many Americans dismiss climate change reports as fear mongering. Michael Northcott sees the use of apocalyptic imagery differently.

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The Torah, the Gospel, and the Qur’an, by Anton Wessels

Anton Wessels emphasizes points of convergence among the Abrahamic religions, even assimilating their scriptural perspectives into a single story. It's an audacious wager, and not without dangers.

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Invasion of the Dead, by Brian K. Blount

Brian Blount mounts a sweeping plea for bold preaching about the God who invades and routes death. Resurrection, he argues, transforms all of us “living dead” into witnesses.