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Rapture culture

left behind in Evangelical America

by Amy Johnson Frykholm

  • 119 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LaHaye, Tim F,
  • Christian fiction, American -- History and criticism,
  • Protestantism and literature -- History -- 20th century,
  • Antichrist -- History of doctrines -- 20th century,
  • Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism,
  • Rapture (Christian eschatology),
  • End of the world in literature,
  • Evangelicalism in literature,
  • Second Advent in literature,
  • Eschatology in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-218) and index.

    StatementAmy Johnson Frykholm.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.A315 L4434 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3675332M
    ISBN 100195159837
    LC Control Number2003011258


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In the twinkling of an eye Jesus secretly returns to earth and gathers to him all believers. As they are taken to heaven, the world they leave behind is plunged into chaos. Cars and airplanes crash and people search in vain for loved ones. Plagues, famine, and suffering follow.

The antichrist emerges to rule the world and to destroy those who oppose him. Finally, Christ comes again in glory. The narrative of the rapture, drawn from the tradition of Christian fundamentalist apocalypticism, has achieved unprecedented popularity through a recent series of evangelical adventure novels called Left Behind.

More than 50 million copies have been sold; the series has spawned companion comic books, movies, children's books, and audio tapes, as well as a radio drama, a large Internet fan. These millions have made the Left Behind series--novels that depict the rapture and apocalypse--perennial bestsellers, with over 40 million copies now in print.

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Shop Rapture Christian eschatology books at Alibris. Written with the perfect blend of amusement and respect, Rapture Ready. is an insightful, entertaining, and deeply weird journey through the often hidden world of Christian pop culture.

This vast and influential subculture -- a $7 billion industry and growing -- can no longer be ignored by those who want to understand the social, spiritual, and Released on: Ap   The Book of Rapture reprises the technique she used for Bride in that we dont know the name of the narrator, apart from it being a female, a scientist involved in a top secret project, a wife and mother of three children/5.

Rapture reveals truth through scripture and makes it easy for believers and not-yet-believers to pick up the book from any chapter, just like a handbook, and understand God's truth, what to expect in a post-Rapture world, and most importantly, how to discover God's.

The occurrences at the Macdonald home are recorded in a very interesting and readable book by Dave MacPherson entitled “The Incredible Cover-up”, subtitled “The True Story on the Pre-Trib Rapture.” 1 MacPherson quotes at length from a book written in by the Rev. Robert Norton (), a British physician and clergyman, entitled.

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Examines the readership of the contemporary best-selling series Left Behind, drawing on a qualitative study of readers. Rapture Culture asks what role an anti-worldly theory like dispensationalism plays in contemporary evangelicalism when evangelicals have gained increasing social and political power.

The book argues that apocalyptic stories are a form of social : Amy Johnson Frykholm. But I sat with Davis's book in my office and laughed out loud. Repeatedly. For people interested in the weird intersection of the Bible and American culture, this book does the trick of making you see better because you laugh more.

Davis begins with a description of a. Rapture Culture by Amy Johnson Frykholm explores both the reactions of readers to the Left Behind series, and the historical and societal context of the readers and the authors of this series, which has sold so phenomenally.4/5(1).

In the "twinkling of an eye" Jesus secretly returns to earth and gathers to him all believers. As they are taken to heaven, the world they leave behind is plunged into chaos.

Cars and airplanes crash and people search in vain for loved ones. Plagues, famine, and suffering follow. The Price: $   There are many Christians who believe that the second coming of Jesus Christ will be in two phases.

First, He will come for believers, both living and dead, in the “rapture” (read 1 Thessalonians ).In this view, the rapture—which is the transformation and catching up of all Christians, dead or alive, to meet Christ in the air—will be secret, for it will be unknown to the world.

The Rapture in Pop Culture. This view of the rapture, dispensational premillennialism, has given rise to much of what we see in pop culture with regards to the rapture and accompanying apocalypse, due to its wealth of content which translates well into books and movies. The Rapture, in Christianity, the eschatological (concerned with the last things and Endtime) belief that both living and dead believers will ascend into heaven to meet Jesus Christ at the Second Coming (Parousia).

The belief in the Rapture emerged from the anticipation that Jesus would return to redeem all members of the term rapture, however, appears nowhere in the New Testament. A popular argument for a pre-tribulation rapture is the claim that while the “church” is mentioned 19 times in the first three chapters of the book of Revelation, in chapters 4–18 “there is absolute silence.”1 Here’s how Ed Hindson and Mark Hitchcock defend this view in their book Can We Still Believe in the Rapture?.

Hence, the harvest and the rider on the white horse are two different events. This would mean that the Rapture(Harvest) comes first and then the Second Coming. The sequence of events would be. The Anti-Christ (Revelation 13) TheIsraelites (Revelation ) The Harvest or Rapture (Revelation ) The wrath of God (Revelat16).

Editorial Reviews "An informative, brightly written analysis of apocalyptic sentiment on the popular level. This is a most interesting book and an important contribution to the growing literature on evangelicalism.—Randall Balmer, author of Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America.

Rapture Culture offers fresh and illuminating insights into one of Author: Amy Johnson Frykholm. The Rapture and t he Book of Revelat ion 5D.A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris present the early Christian testimony and the contem porary discu ssion con cern ing th e au thors hip of Revela ti on (An Intr oducti on to t he New Testament[Grand Rapids: Zo nde rvan, 2] 4 72).Cited by: 1.

The book winds up being an enormously smart take on religion in America as well as a great book about pop culture in general, whether sacred or secular. It's very difficult to get outside popular culture enough to critique it without being too far away to know the context; this is why it's hard for an American to write about American popular 5/5(5).

In his book “Jerusalem Countdown,” which sold more thancopies, Hagee also pushed for a confrontation with Iran to hasten global conflagration and Christ’s return. By the “rapture” had made its way to the United States.

Today, prophecy pundits and “end-time” revivalists preach the Rapture as if it were established dogma from the time of Christ until the present. The truth is that the first historical reference to the Rapture doctrine comes from the Plymouth Brethren.

Included with these is none other than the rapture. There are a few different arguments made from the book of Revelation concerning the rapture. In this article, I will focus on an argument that is very important for those who follow a pre-tribulation rapture: the alleged absence of.

Barbara Rossing Rossing is professor of New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, where her research focuses on the book of Revelation, ecology and regularly teaches a course on “Nature in the Bible.” She is the author of The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation (Westview Press, ).).

She is an avid hiker and. On JanuI traveled to Dinosaur Adventure Land in Conecuh County, Alabama, where I debated the topic of the Rapture with Kent Hovind. Kent took the Post Trib/Pre-Wrath position while I took the position that there was no rapture since there is no future seven-year period in which the Antichrist makes and breaks a covenant with Israel.

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The book of Revelation is an unveiling of the character and program of God. The purpose of Revelation is to reveal Jesus Christ, including His person, His power and His plan for the future.

Central to the book is the existence, power, sovereignty, justice, wisdom and goodness of God the Father and Jesus Christ. The Book of Enoch 26 6) THE BOOK OF REPROOF This book is the word of righteousness, and of reproof, for the Watchers who are from Eternity; as the Holy and Great One commanded in that vision.

I saw in my sleep what I will now tell, with the tongue of flesh, and with my breath, which the Great One has given men in the mouth, so that. BioShock 1 and 2 had an exceptionally engaging narrative, but they barely even began to scratch the surface of the, well, surface.

This book gives us a look into the pre-Rapture lives of the characters, the foundation of the city, adjusting to life, and the descent into ruin/5().

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THE RAPTURE THEORY IS FALSE. John ’ I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.’. There is a teaching today that is rife within the Christian world. The Sign of Disputes Among Nations As wars and dissension among groups of people begin to escalate, we know it is a sign of Christ’s return.

The book of .Get this from a library! Rapture culture: left behind in Evangelical America. [Amy Johnson Frykholm] -- The 'Left Behind' series consist of novels that depict the rapture and apocalypse, with millions of copies in print. In 'Rapture Culture', Amy J. Frykholm explores this remarkable phenomenon, seeking.

[Wow, John, great and informative blog. I saw this item on the web.] PRETRIB RAPTURE SECRETS. How can the “rapture” be “imminent”?

Acts says that Jesus “must” stay in heaven (He’s now there with the Father) “until the times of restitution of all things” which includes, says Scofield, “the restoration of the theocracy under David’s Son” which obviously can’t begin.