Apocalypse-Apocalypticism

Apocalypticism

Revelation and Apocalyptic
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Revelation.htm  (new address 2005)
FELIX JUST, S.J., PAGE

THE MILLENNIUM COMETH
http://catholic-resources.org/Millennium/
Apocalypse and Utopia in Bible, Sociology and Literature
Profs. John Coleman, S. J. (Sociology), Felix Just, S. J. (Theology), Holli Levitsky (English) Loyola Marymount University - Spring 2000

CENTER FOR MILLENNIAL STUDIES. COUNT DOWN TO THE YEAR 2000   
http://www.mille.org/
Immense collection compiled by Ted Daniels, Originally published by Garland Press, now on the web.

PBS, FRONTLINE:  APOCALYPTICISM       
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/apocalypse/ 
Follow up on the PBS Frontline broadcast (Nov. 22, 1999): Apocalypticism, Book of Revelation, Antichrist, Pictorial Chronology, Roundtable discussion.

RED WHITE BLUE AND BRIMSTONE: New World Literature and the American Millennium       
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/brimstone/
Univ. of Virginia Alderman Library, Nov. 15, 1999-April 28, 2000. Book of Revelation, Book of Revelation in England, Lost Tribes, Signs of the Times I & II, Cotton Mather, New Israelite Republic, Thomas Jefferson's Apocalyptic Influences, Second Coming 1813, New Earthly Paradise, Babylon Sin City USA I & II, Antichrist in America, Apocalypse Now.

Apocalypticism Explained 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/apocalypse/explanation/
Prominent historians and biblical scholars trace the evolution of apocalyptic ideology throughout  the ages

 

The Book of Revelation

THE APOCALYPSE OF JOHN
http://www.ambs.edu/LJohns/APJN.htm 
Resources for the Study and Appreciation of Revelation by Dr. Loren L. Johns

Art Depicting the Book of Revelation 
http://www.jesuswalk.com/revelation/revelation-art.htm
Collected by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson.  William Blake, Bosch, Durer, Fra Angelico etc.

Apocalypse Now; Why the Book of Revelations is Must Reading 
http://www.opednews.com/leupp_071904_revelations.htm
By Gary Leupp

Interpreting the Book of Revelation literally 
http://beliefnet.com/story/52/story_5280.html
Ben Witherington III

Revelation's Child and the Dragon 
http://beliefnet.com/story/61/story_6111.html
Marcus Borg

Cities of Revelation 
http://www.luthersem.edu/ckoester/Revelation/main.htm
Give yourself a tour of the cities of Revelation:  Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, Patmos. Link also to the site on Cities of St. Paul

How the Universe Will End 
http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,20010625,00.html
Time Magazine, June 25, 2001.
Scientists think they know how the universe began, but what happens at the other end of the space-time continuum was a deep, dark mystery-until now. By Michael D. Lemonick

The Bible and the Apocalypse
http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,20020701,00.html
Time Magazne, July 1, 2002. Nancy Gibbs

Apocalypse When? 
http://www.americamagazine.org/gettext.cfm?articleTypeID=1&textID=3116&issueID=447
David Nantais, S.J.,  America Magazine  August 18-25, 2003

William Blake   
http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/pimage?11507+0+0
The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun, c. 1805, Rosenwald Collection
http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/pimage?11504+0+0 
The Beast from the Sea.

Apocalypse     
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01594b.htm
Catholic Encyclopedia. This will be the older edition but there are many links which might be useful.

Three  Beasts and 666 (Rev. 13)     
http://www.revelationillustrated.com/shop/image20.asp
Illustrated print.

 

Rapture and Left Behind Books

 

Left Behind books-Desecration 
New York Times review of this latest in the Left Behind series.

Will Fundamentalist Christians and Jews Ignite Apocalypse?  
http://natcath.org/NCR_Online/archives/101102/101102a.htm 
By MARGOT PATTERSON First in a two-part series

Chicago Bishops about Left Behind Series  
Illinois Bishops and Left Behind Series
"A marketing tool for fundamentalist preaching about the end times and a thinly disguised polemic against the Catholic Church." Also in Origins Vol. 33, NO.7, June 26, 2003

Waiting To Be Raptured 
http://www.nativityukr.org/various_files/Waiting_for_the_Rapture.html
Dispensationalist Thought in America by Carl E. Olsen

No Rapture for Rome
http://www.nativityukr.org/various_files/Rapture_article.html
The  Anti-Catholics Behind the Best-selling Left Behind Books by Carl E. Olsen

Countdown to Armageddon  
http://www.countdown.org/
An example of application to modern events.

Rapture: The End-Times Error That Leaves the Bible Behind 
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1928832725/qid%3D1063994406/sr%3D2-1/ref%3Dsr%5F2%5F1/102-5509277-9329731
David Currie

False Profit: Money, Prejudice, and Bad Theology in  Tim LaHayes' Left behind Series
http://www.catholic.com/library/false_profit.asp
A very long and detailed article on the Left Behind series taken from Catholic Answers. By Jimmy Akin.

Raptured or Not? A Catholic Update       
http://www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/CU/ac1005.asp
Michael Guinan OFM in Catholic Update

Rapture, The    .
http://www.catholic.com/library/Rapture.asp
Catholic Answers