Rapture

The Paperback Apocalypse: How the Christian Church was Left Behind

Submitted by RWMaster on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:09

"The great popularity of The Left Behind novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins attests to the strong appeal of apocalyptic beliefs in many conservative Christian communities. As biblical scholar Robert M. Price reveals in this history and critique of Christian end-time beliefs, LaHaye and Jenkins's famous novels are just the latest examples of a long tradition of popular fundamentalist eschatology.