Facing apocalypse

by David LeRoy Miller

Book, 1987

Status

Available

Call number

APJA

Call number

APJA

Publication

Dallas, Tex. : Spring Publications, c1987.

Physical description

x, 195 p.; 23 cm

Local notes

Essays by Norman O. Brown, Danilo Dolci, Wolfgang Giegerich, James Hillman, Denise Levertov, Robert Jay Lifton, Joanna Macy, David Miller, Mike Perlam, and Mary Watkins.

An extraordinary and prescient conference took place at Salva Regina College in Newport, Rhode Island, in June 1983. The theme was "Re-Imagining the End of the World." The audience brought together a radical mix of peace activists, clergy, poets, psychoanalysts, military historians, and officers from Newport‘s Naval War College.

Facing Apocalypse presents the brilliant papers of those two days and the force of ten speakers‘ knowledge and conviction, including Norman O. Brown‘s radical reflections on Islam, David Miller‘s and Wolfgang Giegerich‘s unveiling of the the theological fantasies of the end of the world, and James Hillman‘s invocations of the God Mars.
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