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Correcting Misperceptions at the Intersections of Evangelicalism and Climate Change

In this week's response to our interview with Robin Veldman, Dr. Emma Frances Bloomfield challenges the oversimplification of the category "evangelicals" and employment of apocalyptism in climate change discourses.
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Islamic Millennialism

We may tend to think of millennialism as something typical of New Religious Movements and christian fundamentalism, but it has a long and interesting history in the Islamic world too. Rob Gleave, Professor of Arabic Studies at Exeter, takes us through the history of Islamic millennialism, ...
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Millennialism and Violence?

Are we right to connect millennialism and violence? Are groups like Heaven's Gate or the Branch Davidians typical, or rare exceptions, magnified out of proportion by the lens of the media - and scholarship? How do we account for the popularity of mllennialism outside of religious traditions, new, extreme or otherwise?