Did someone say the world is going to end this week? Every time we turn around someone is predicting the end of the world. Whether it is the Maya calendar, a UFO sighting, or someone with a computer program and the Bible, we constantly face cries of doom. But what does the Bible actually say about the apocalypse? This book takes an engaging look at what the Bible says about prophecy and then examines instances of people predicting an end of the world that didn't come to pass. This book helps you muddle through the media hype, so you know how to respond the next time someone cries wolf.
- Concise coverage of end-of-the-world predictions
- Explanations of apocalyptic material in the Bible
- Tips for wading through contemporary predictions about the end of the world
|Contributor(s)||Jessica Tinklenberg deVega|
|About the Contributor(s)||Jessica Tinklenberg deVega
Jessica Tinklenberg deVega is Assistant Professor of Religion at Morningside College (Sioux City, IA). She has a Ph.D. in Religion from Florida State University, a Master of Divinity from United Seminary (Dayton, OH), and a BA in Religion and Education from Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL). She has twelve years of experience teaching world religions, biblical studies, and ancient languages to both high school and college students.
|Release Date||Jan 1, 2013|