Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse: The Official Field Manual for the End of the World

Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse: The Official Field Manual for the End of the World

by Jason Boyett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0976035715

ISBN-13: 9780976035718

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Charisma Media

The Pocket Guide takes a humorous look at our culture's ongoing love affair with the End Times. A handful of anecdotes, acknowledgements of the phenomenon in pop culture and insights from the author precede chapters like: Apocalyptionary: A Glossary of the End Times, Fun with Eschatology and Armageddon Grab-Bag. Dont get left behind

Overview

The Pocket Guide takes a humorous look at our culture's ongoing love affair with the End Times. A handful of anecdotes, acknowledgements of the phenomenon in pop culture and insights from the author precede chapters like: Apocalyptionary: A Glossary of the End Times, Fun with Eschatology and Armageddon Grab-Bag. Dont get left behind on this end-times extravaganza!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976035718
Publisher:
Charisma Media
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 6.98(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Brief overview of man's ongoing love affair with the end times.


CHAPTER 1: Apocalyptionary: A Glossary of the End Times
The end of the world has a lingo all its own. Learn the basics here.


CHAPTER 2: A Brief History of the End of the World
Timeline of notable end-of-the-world predictions, from the fear and trembling in the days leading up to 1000 A.D. to
all the Watchtower/Jehovah's Witnesses date-setting in the early 1900s, to the predictions of Nostradamus.


CHAPTER 3: Know Your Beasts of Revelation and/or Antichrists
The many fascinating creatures in Revelation, with a few ideas on what they mean and represent.


CHAPTER 4: Fun with Eschatology
Here, we present a compact discussion of the ins and outs of the various theological camps.


CHAPTER 5: Armageddon Grab-Bag
Some fun stuff that wasn't long enough to deserve a chapter of its own, including:

  • Six possible marks of the beast (and how to conceal them).
  • Six best places to be during the rapture.
  • Six awesome end-of-the-world scenarios, courtesy of nature.
  • Six awesome end-of-the-world scenarios, courtesy of science.
  • The Endies: A salute to end days entertainment
  • Interview with an end times expert (Paul Meier, M.D.)
Conclusion:
Which will predict the end of the world in April of 2043. Not really.

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