Description - The End All Around Us by John Walliss
The Apocalypse or end times are a recurrent theme within contemporary popular culture. 'The End All Around Us' presents a wide-ranging exploration of the influence of the apocalypse within art, literature, music and film. The essays draw on representations of the apocalypse in heavy metal music, science fiction, disaster movies and anime. The book examines key apocalyptic texts, focusing on their relevance to today. It will be invaluable to all those interested in the religious and cultural impact of apocalyptic thought.
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(235mm x 159mm x mm)
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Author Biography - John Walliss
John Walliss is Director of the Centre for Millennialism Studies and Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Religion in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope UniversityKenneth G. C. Newport is Assistant Vice Chancellor (Research and Academic Development) and Professor of Christian Thought in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University