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Questioning the millennium

a rationalist"s guide to a precisely arbitrary countdown

by Stephen Jay Gould

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Two thousand, A.D.,
  • Calendar,
  • Millennium (Eschatology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStephen Jay Gould
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB161 .G67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853382M
    ISBN 109780674061644
    LC Control Number2011018302

    Mr. Gould talked about his new book, [Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown]. He examined the rational and irrational sources of popular fascination. Questioning the millennium: a rationalist's guide to a precisely arbitrary countdown. [Stephen Jay Gould] The text explores the origins of the term in the biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelation and tackles questions such as: will AD signal the end of.

    Print book: English: Rev. ed., 1st Harvard University Press edView all editions and formats Summary: Gould addresses three questions about the millennium with his typical erudition, warmth, and whimsy: What is the concept of a millennium and how has its meaning shifted over time? Free books, Bible study guides, sermons, and/or audio clips dealing with the topic of Millennium.

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