Posts tagged "left behind"
The Second To Last Twentieth Century Book Club

The Second To Last Twentieth Century Book Club

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

Updating Left Behind

Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins' bestselling series, Left Behind, is getting book cover and content updates that "imagine how the network news would cover the end times."  Says Cheryl Kerwin, Tyndale senior marketing manager:
"We had begun this redesign process before the earthquakes and uprising in the Middle East this year. Events such as...

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...

World at War, Pt. 1

By Erica Ogg There are many ways to cover the same story, and few would expect The Baltimore Sun and to choose the same angle — or that in their coverage of the churches-only release of the latest evangelical Left Behind rapture movie, NewsMax’s take would be superior. Left Behind: World at War is...

World at War, Pt. 2

By Michael de la Merced The official box-office winner last weekend was a slick cinematic translation of a splatter-fest video game classic, but the most widely distributed movie debuted not within neon-signed multiplexes, but in venues of a decidedly more sacred nature. Oh, sorry. This isn’t that kind of news story. Yet that’s all a...

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).

The Apocalypse is Always Now

On the eve of Glorious Appearing, the final installment of the bestselling Left Behind series, a true tale of the apocalypse from Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet Glorious Appearing (Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, 2004) I first heard about The Glorious End last month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where’d I’d gone to promote Killing the Buddha: A Heretic’s Bible with my co-author, Peter Manseau. Albuquerque,...