It was by chance that Theodore Schwartz found himself on Manus Island in 1953-54, in what was then the Australia-governed Manus District of the United Nations Trust Territory of Papua and New Guinea, among people engaged in an intense millenarian effort.
Martyrdom and Transformation of Society. Submission deadline: 31 August 2021. Online symposium: 16 September 2021.
The spectre of a crowd of insurrectionists running members...
A new book edited by Andrew Perrin and Loren T. Stuckenbruck, Four Kingdom Motifs before and beyond the Book of Daniel (Brill, 2020)
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements: Critical and Interdisciplinary Approaches. The CenSAMM Annual Conference 2021. Online: 29 June to 1 July 2021. Submission deadline: 30 April 2021.
On 22nd February 2021, the Scottish Sun newspaper carried a report on the UK version of the TV gameshow "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" under the headline: "Scots contestant STUNNED as sis gets tough Bible question
New videos added to the 'Video Games and Religion: Apocalypse and Utopia' symposiuim page
The event epitomised the confluence of conspiracy culture, growing authoritarianism, and reactionary white Christianity in American political and public life...