Revenge Is a Genre Best Served Old: Apocalypse in Christian Right Literature and Politics

  title={Revenge Is a Genre Best Served Old: Apocalypse in Christian Right Literature and Politics},
  author={Christopher Douglas},
Apocalypse is a phenomenology of disorder that entails a range of religious affects and experiences largely outside normative expectations of benevolent religion. Vindication, judgment, revenge, resentment, righteous hatred of one’s enemies, the wish for their imminent destruction, theological certainty, the triumphant display of right authority, right judgement, and just punishment—these are the primary affects. As a literary genre and a worldview, apocalypse characterizes both the most famous… 


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