840:305 APOCALYPSE NOW? RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS AND THE END OF TIME (3)
The course compares ancient, Medieval, and contemporary apocalyptic movements. Case studies will include the Jewish apocalyptic movement associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Christianity, Medieval apocalypticism surrounding Joachim of Fiore and the Crusades, and more contemporary movements such as Jonestown and the Left Behind series of Christian thrillers. SAS Core Code: HST, WCR, WCD.