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Apocalypse Now? Apocalypse Now? How People in the Past Viewed the End of the World

Apocalypse Now? Apocalypse Now? How People in the Past Viewed the End of the World
5 Bancroft Ave., room 1050
Time: May 12th, 10:00 am End: May 12th, 2:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Latin American, Jewish Studies, Information, Faculty of, before 400 BCE, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 400-1200, 400-1 BCE, 1-400 CE
Symposium on premodern views of the apocalypse

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities Toronto Chapter presents a Mini-Symposium on millennial thought:

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 | 10:00am – 2:30pm

Location of Event: Rm. 1050: 5 Bancroft Ave.

Apocalypse Now? Apocalypse Now? How people in the past viewed the end of the world

Speakers & Topics:

  • Gayle Gibson, Royal Ontario Museum,  Atum, Osiris, and The End of Eternity
  • Dr. John Marshall, University of Toronto 'I Saw the Whole World Hanging': Early Jewish and Christian Views of the End
  • Gayle Gibson, Royal Ontario Museum The Long Goodbye: The Maya, Calendars and Apocalypse 2012
  • Dr. Lorne Dawson, University of Waterloo  Faith in the Face of Failure: Prophecy in Millennialists Movements

$10 non-members; $5 SSEA Members.

For more information, email toronto@thessea.org or phone 647-520-4339

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