Apocalypse Now: The State of Apocalyptic Studies Near the End of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century*

@article{Collins2011ApocalypseNT,
  title={Apocalypse Now: The State of Apocalyptic Studies Near the End of the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century*},
  author={A. Collins},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={104},
  pages={447 - 457}
}
  • A. Collins
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • Harvard Theological Review
Apocalyptic studies flourished in the 1970s and early 1980s. This interest probably had something to do with the social and political upheavals of the 1960s and their effects, but I won't go into that issue today. In 1970, Klaus Koch's book Ratlos vor der Apokalyptik was published in Germany. In 1972 it appeared in English under a title more friendly to scholars: The Rediscovery of Apocalyptic. The subtitle, however, preserved the edginess of the original: A Polemical Work on a Neglected Area… Expand
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