The Ancient Past that Oil Built

@article{Havrelock2015TheAP,
  title={The Ancient Past that Oil Built},
  author={Rachel Havrelock},
  journal={The Bible and Critical Theory},
  year={2015},
  volume={11}
}
Something about America slouches toward apocalypse. Could it be the vast geographic expanse and the coastal drama of land dropping into crashing waves? Or is it that the place was settled by apocalypticists who disciplined themselves and their neighbours through fiery refigurations of the end? Perhaps investment in annihilation stems from the particular combination of New World Christianity and free market economy—after all, the fantasy of capitalists chastised by God or the otherworldly… Expand
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