Fall 2012 Seminar: The Millennium and the Apocalypse

Fall 2012 Seminar: The Millennium and the Apocalypse

Fall 2012 Seminar: The Millennium and the Apocalypse

April 7, 2012

PHRE majors and minors,

You may be interested in the seminar I will teach next fall, a historical and cultural approach to the end of the world called “The Millennium and the Apocalypse,” PHRE 476, TR 10:30-11:50 am.  It will cover the roots of apocalyptic thinking in Judaism and Christainity, its develoment in the middle ages, its role in formulating American identity up to modern times — and of course the Mayan “prophecy,” which would put the end of the world just days after the class ends!

Dereck Daschke, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Department of Philosophy & Religion

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