James Crossley looks at how labels like 'apocalypticism' are applied in popular and academic discourse.
The Russian news agency, TASS, has reported that Sergei Torop, known as Vissarion, the leader of the Church of the Last Testament which is based in Siberia, has been detained with other leaders of the group
New videos added to the Cold War and the End Times symposiuim page
Call for Papers for online symposium: Video Games and Religion: Apocalypse and Utopia on Thursday 19 November 2020. Deadline for submissions: Friday 30 October 2020
Call for Papers: Apocalypticism and Millenarian Movements in the Ancient World: Call for Papers, Virtual Symposium: 14 August 2020. Deadline for Submissions: 25 July 2020.
When countries began to face the prospect of a COVID 19 lockdown sometime in March, western experts—many of them well-meaning—prophesied a disaster for Africa.
A round-up of books in Apocalyptic and Millenarian Studies published during 2019.
Jehovah’s Witnesses responded to the coronavirus before government restrictions came into force. House-to-house visits were suspended, and literature carts were no longer to be displayed in towns and cities.
CenSAMM short film on the apocalyptic and related views of John Ball, the leading priest of the 1381 English uprising
Call for Papers: Virtual Symposium: The Cold War and the End Times: Apocalyptic and Millenarian Themes in Politics, Society and Culture, 1946-1989, Thursday 4th June 2020