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Apocalypse Now and Then: A Feminist Guide to the End of the World

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In this major new work, Catherine Keller brilliantly explores the ways that the Christian prophecy of apocalypse - the fiery end of the world on Earth - has shaped Western thought and history. Through innovative readings of the Bible, theology and philosophy, feminist and poststructuralist theory, fiction and poetry, Western history, and current politics, Keller shows how ...more
Paperback, 370 pages
Published November 19th 2004 by Fortress Press (first published December 1st 1996)
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Dec 30, 2011 Zach rated it did not like it
Ok I... I just can't do it. In the hands of a historian, this narrative (the effect of the book of revelation/the fixation on apocalypse on western culture) would be absolutely riveting to me, but theology in general does not interest me, and Keller is a practitioner of the absolute worst kind of painfully overwritten, neologism-ridden, ridiculous-slash-using (de/colon/izing), abstract and abstruse philosophizing.
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