Sabtu, 14 Mei 2011

Doomsday Came This Month, May 21st 2011

UNITED STATES - Doomsday Came This Month, May 21st. The unexpected and possibly bad news that the world ends on May 21, 2011, rolled into the district on Thursday morning, plastered on a caravan park of five mobile homes near the Washington Monument.

"Did you hear the good news?" The side of the SS said in big bold letters. "The End of the World is almost here!"

As if the news is not scary enough, dozens of residents of stainless steel - highlighter-bright yellow shirt wearing, "said Earthquake - vanguard of a national campaign led by a fundamentalist Christian radio network funded and managed by the bus ads and Internet buzz as powerful as large. "They offered passers handouts say that the" beautiful evidence "that" Holy God to bring Judgement Day May 21, 2011. "

The Rapture, They Warned

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A woman waved from the pamphlet ". You have an" A jogger ran past on the right. "No thanks," said another. One tourist said simply: "No!" Many people said exactly nothing.

Although the district is obviously a difficult target for gloomy predictions - for all power here, something can happen like it - many Americans are captivatedby the idea of ​​the end of time since the beginning of the country. Some were even so bold as to select a date. William Miller, from the 19th-century religious movement that remains visible today brought here is the classic example: He created a national stir when he predicted that Jesus would return and the world would end before 21 March 1844. (He was. Stand)

"In American history, you always had a fascination for things," said Doug Weaver, a professor of religion at Baylor University.

Time, as the phenomenon is known, has an economy that can compete with the GDP produced by small countries. There were dozens of books, movies, video games, and albums that revolve around Armageddon and the end of the world.

One result was the 1991 film "The Rapture" with Mimi Rogers and David Duchovny. Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, author of "Left Behind" series have sold more than 63 million books. Even Johnny Cash dabbling in Miracles texts, especially in his famous song "The Man Comes Around."

"This is a cottage industry," said Weaver. "People love this stuff."
"DoomsDay on May", said Weaver.

And for many Christians, it is a central component of their faith. Approximately 41 percent of Americans believe that Jesus returns for 2050, according to a 2010 survey by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.

Prior to Prophecy

The man pushes the current forecast is Harold Camping, a 89-year-old fundamentalist Christian radio host and co-founder of Family Radio Network, which broadcasts on dozens of stations across the country. His group has sponsored the End-of-the-world-plastered houses and cities, including Washington, with posters and signs.

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This is not camping the first end-of-the-world prophecy. In a 1992 book, he predicted that the world ends in 1994. When he woke up in 1995, clearly failed.

"It's like someone who invents something or there is a truth or technicians - not a finished product," he said. "I did not achieve the final three years ago. It was then that God is some wonderful evidence showed."
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