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Fifteen Years of Failed Prophecy
|Author||Robert W. Balch|
|Barbara Lynn Mahnke|
Title of item
| Fifteen Years of Failed Prophecy|
Subtitle of item
| Coping with cognitive dissonance in a Bahá'í sect|
| ed. Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer|
|Parent publication || Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem: Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements|
Publisher of this ed.
|New York: Routledge|
|Date of this edition|| 1997|
|Permission|| Fair use (see notes on copyright)|
|Typed|| 1998 by Robert Stauffer|
|Posted|| 2005 by Jonah Winters|
|Classified in|| Published Articles|
|Abstract|| An academic article about the prophetic expectations of a covenant-breaker group, Baha’is Under the Provisions of the Covenant. Followed by "The End is Nearish," Chase's predictions satirized by Harper's.|
|Notes|| See also the author's earlier study, When the Bombs Drop:
Reactions to Disconfirmed Prophecy in a Millennial Sect.|
The "Bahá'í sect" discussed in this article is not affiliated with the Bahá'í Faith, follows a different set of writings, and has been sued by the legal trademark holders for illegitimate use of Bahá'í terms; see WIPO Domain Name Dispute: Case D2005-0214, "uhj.net". On whether the real Bahá'í Faith has "sects," see The Covenant, Bahá'u'lláh's "Supreme Gift", Protects The Bahá'í Faith From Schism (offsite).
This article was reprinted in a later collection, Expecting Armageddon: Essential Readings in Failed Prophecy, ed. Jon R. Stone (Routledge, 2000), pp. 269-282. Read both on Amazon: the 1997 publication and the 2000 publication. See below for "End is Nearish."
|Tags|| Covenant-breakers; Prophecies|
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