Department of Religious Studies

Professor Friesen interviewed about apocalytpic predictions

Tue, May 24, 2011

The recent prediction of the apocalypse by a fundamentalist Christian group generated a lot of public and media interest. Professor Steve Friesen, a New Testament scholar and expert on apocalyptic movements, was interviewed by several news outlets in the run-up to May 21, the assigned date of the rapture. Click on the following links to read more.

"Pious, partiers await rapture," Houston Chronicle, May 21, 2011

Interview on Southern California Public Radio, May 20, 2011

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