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Dreaming the end of the world : apocalypse as a rite of passage / Michael Ortiz Hill.

By: Hill, Michael Ortiz
Material type: TextTextDallas, TX: Spring Publications, [1994]Description: xiii, 210pContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0882143646Subject(s): Dreams | End of the worldLOC classification: BF1099.E53 H55 1994
Contents:
Part 1 - The dream at the end of the world. -- 1 The radiance of a thousand suns.-- 2 What rough beast. -- 3 The dream at the end of the world. -- Part 2 - Entering the wilderness: the apocalyptic rite of initiation. -- 4 Suffer the little children. -- 5 No refuge. -- 6 Taking refuge. -- 7 Things fall apart. -- 8 Invisible poison. -- 9 The unnatural. -- 10 Because thou lovest the burning ground. -- 11 Saving the world. -- 12 The emergence of the sacred. -- 13 Therefore cultivate compassion. -- 14 Joy of man's desiring. -- 15 The bomb lost in its own dark dreaming. -- 16 Conclusion. -- Epilogue: Healing the dream of apocalypse: a ritual. Near Trinity Site, the day after the June moon went full. -- Appendix: Image glossary
Abstract: '...looks closely into one hundred end-of-world dreams and uncovers the myths ruling our fears and hopes.'
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-210).

Part 1 - The dream at the end of the world. -- 1 The radiance of a thousand suns.-- 2 What rough beast. -- 3 The dream at the end of the world. -- Part 2 - Entering the wilderness: the apocalyptic rite of initiation. -- 4 Suffer the little children. -- 5 No refuge. -- 6 Taking refuge. -- 7 Things fall apart. -- 8 Invisible poison. -- 9 The unnatural. -- 10 Because thou lovest the burning ground. -- 11 Saving the world. -- 12 The emergence of the sacred. -- 13 Therefore cultivate compassion. -- 14 Joy of man's desiring. -- 15 The bomb lost in its own dark dreaming. -- 16 Conclusion. -- Epilogue: Healing the dream of apocalypse: a ritual. Near Trinity Site, the day after the June moon went full. -- Appendix: Image glossary

'...looks closely into one hundred end-of-world dreams and uncovers the myths ruling our fears and hopes.'

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