South African end times : Conceiving an apocalyptic imaginary

@inproceedings{Titlestad2014SouthAE,
  title={South African end times : Conceiving an apocalyptic imaginary},
  author={Michael Titlestad},
  year={2014}
}
  • Michael Titlestad
  • Published 2014
South African end times: Conceiving an apocalyptic imaginary The future of South Africa has most commonly been conceived as a prospective apocalyptic upheaval in which the nation fractures along race lines. This expectation preceded, but informed the rise of apartheid, and has accompanied its demise. This article argues that catastrophic prediction—the trope of a looming racial Armageddon—is like a worn coin: familiar currency so often spent. Nonetheless, we need to conceive how this particular… CONTINUE READING