TITLE

Fuel for Fantasy

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Wilson Quarterly;Spring2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Excerpt
ABSTRACT
An excerpt from the article "Angels and Engines: The Culture of Apocalypse," by Marina Warner in the fall 2005 issue of "Raritan" is presented.
ACCESSION #
20522471

 

Related Articles

  • LETTER FROM THE EDITOR.  // Books & Culture (10828931);Sep/Oct2016, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p6 

    A letter to the editor about apocalyptic thinking is presented.

  • Apocalypse now. Astle, Cynthia B. // Progressive Christian (19347316);Winter2010, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p3 

    The article presents the author's view concerning the real essence of apocalypse. She states that the apocalypse means lifting the veil or revelation, which has become associated with violent strife. The author also mentions that apocalypse refers to the enlightenment that occurs when things...

  • Eschatological Time in Romanian Traditional Culture. BERINDEI, Cosmina-Maria // Philobiblon: Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research;2010, Vol. 15, p408 

    The present study presents the results of an extensive research on how eschatological time is perceived in Romanian traditional culture. In this text we analyze the cumulative model of the Romanian beliefs and superstitions about the eschatological time. The conclusion we reached is that...

  • "AND BEHOLD, LAMBS WERE BORN OF THOSE WHITE SHEEP" (1 ENOCH 90:6) The Color White and Eschatological Expectation in the Animal Apocalypse. NIR, RIVKA // Henoch;2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p50 

    The article offers the author's view on the color white and the eschatological expectation in the animal apocalypse. The author states that the color white takes an important place within the cultural environment that is responsible for animal apocalypse. The author notes that the color is...

  • Paruzijos teologinÄ—s dimensijos. SKINKAITIS, Rimas // Soter;2013, Vol. 46 Issue 74, p23 

    Parousia, or the second coming of Christ, often receives a very narrow interpretation: this event is seen only as an impressive appearance of Christ, followed by apocalyptic phenomena. On the contrary, this event is distinguished by a wide range of theological meanings. First of all, parousia,...

  • THE JEWS AND THE MESSIANIC COMMUNITY IN JOHANNINE LITERATURE. Müller, Ekkehardt // DavarLogos;2005, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p159 

    The article addresses the controversial subject of John's so-called negative attitude towards the Jews. After mentioning different approaches to the problem, the vocabulary employed by John pointing to Jews, their ancestors, and Jewish institutions is investigated. The occurrence of twenty...

  • ÉCLIPSE OU APOCALYPSE, REMARQUES AUTOUR DU NÅ’UD DU DRAGON DANS LES MINIATURES DES COMMENTAIRES DE L'APOCALYPSE DE BEATUS DE LIÉBANA. CAIOZZO, Anna // Médiévales;2013, Vol. 65, p125 

    The dragons of the oldest Mozarabic miniatures of the Commentaries of the Apocalypse by the monk Beatus of Liébana are decorated with a strange dragon knot shaped as a heart, a form that already exists in cylinder seals from the archaic Middle East. This knot has become the symbol of eclipses...

  • The Culture of Endings. Dobrez, Livio // Humanities (2076-0787);2014, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p711 

    This article analyses the cultural state of mind characteristic of historical periods at some kind of endpoint: the end of a world or even of the world or, most hypothetically, of the universe. This is the idea of Last Days. In order to contextualize it, it is necessary to consider varying...

  • Eldad and Modad. Allison, Dale C. // Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha;Dec2011, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p99 

    The Shepherd of Hermas quotes from a work it calls �Eldad and Modad�, and several later ecclesiastical book lists also name this writing. While this work is otherwise unknown, there are good reasons for inferring not only that the authors of James, 1 Clement, and 2 Clement also knew...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics