Posts tagged "apocalypse"
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Salem Kirban, Part 2

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Salem Kirban, Part 2

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly .
The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Guide to Survival

The Last Twentieth Century Book Club: Guide to Survival

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly .
“After the apocalypse, she missed her dog”

“After the apocalypse, she missed her dog”

By Elizabeth A. Castelli Reading Lucy Corin’s One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses

Daily Links: Apocalypse Edition

Click right over to Mary Valle's latest at Killing the Buddha on "A Kinder, Gentler Apocalypse."  Of the May 21 fake-out she writes:
Apparently God was playing more of his "I’m gonna pretend to high-five you, then pull my hand away at the last minute and say ‘Psych!’” games with all of us.
Look out...

LaHaye: Kagan’s Apocalyptic Globalism

Could a Democratic Supreme Court nominee do less for progressive or liberal objectives than Elena Kagan?  It's hard to imagine.  Even long-held party platform items like protection of citizens from corporations have been abandoned by this nominee (and nomination).  But with the Republican party running alarmingly so long and far right -- Nevada Senate primary...

We’re All Doomed

Taking stock of the secular apocalyptic mindset. By J.J. Helland   As I was watching the recent made-for-TV-movie, Category 7: The End of The World, a film about a devastating storm that threatens to destroy the planet, I thought of Pat Robertson. Robertson recently caused a stir after publicly musing that natural disasters like hurricane...

25 May 2005 Daily Links

Making it in America: We received an unusual artifact of religious media in the mail today — a stealth Christian campaign for the new Russell Crowe movie, Cinderella Man. The movie, as far as we know, is not a “Christian” movie; but Grace Hill Media is trying to flack it as such to those in...

27 September 2004 Daily Links

Banning gay marriage is, like, awesome! The In Defense of Marriage Coalition — many member churches of which have been accused of coercing parishioners to support Oregon’s ballot initiative, Measure 36, which would amend the state constitution to outlaw gay marriage — reaches out to young Christians with 20-somethings in ski hats, ’90s-era “alt” pop and the underlying...

We See Empire

America finds a new all-purpose metaphor for discontent. By Kathryn Joyce Pat Buchanan sees the dusty ghost of the Roman Empire reincarnating itself in America today, and fears that it’s led us — by way of Iraq — to “the cusp of a perhaps inevitable decline.” Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (SC) sees waning glory too,...

The Last Man on Earth: A Romance

By Kathryn Joyce   “Back in 1985 [Margaret Atwood] was highly amused by the initial reactions to her Orwellian novel. In Britian they said, ‘Jolly good yarn.’ In Canada, ‘Could it happen here?’ In America, ‘How long have we got?'” –Paul Bentley, A Handmaid’s Diary   In my father’s favorite dark fantasy he is Mr. Mead...

This is The End

In honor of Glorious Appearing, the 12th installment of the mega-best-selling Left Behind series, a true tale of the apocalypse from Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet: The Apocalypse is Always Now (But Don’t Tell Joan Didion).