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The Public Broadcasting System describes this Website with these words of introduction: "As the third millennium nears, APOCALYPSE! traces the evolution of apocalyptic belief throughout the ages-from its origin in the Jewish experience after the Babylonian exile to its diverse and often tumultuous expression in modern times." This site explores the origins of apocalyptic thought and its influences on Western thought and art. Also included are knowledgeable opinions of historians and Biblical scholars.


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