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 Doomsday prophet, followers ‘flabbergasted’ world didn’t end

It's hard to feel bad for someone whose doomsday predictions caused so much anxiety, but 89-year-old Harold Camping's recent admission that he's "flabbergasted" the world didn't end last weekend sounds somewhat pitiful.
"It has been a really tough weekend," Camping said Sunday, after emerging from his Alameda, California home for the first time to talk to a reporter from the San Francisco Chronicle. "I'm looking for answers ... But now I have nothing else to say," he said, adding that he would make a full statement today.

Camping's PR aide, Tom Evans, told the L.A. Times that the group is "disappointed" that 200 million true believers weren't lifted up to heaven on Saturday while everyone else suffered and eventually died as a series of earthquakes and famine destroyed the Earth. "You can imagine we're pretty disappointed, but the word of God is still true," Evans said. "We obviously went too ...

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SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2011/5/23 21:26Profile

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 Re: Doomsday prophet, followers ‘flabbergasted’ world didn’t end

OAKLAND, Calif. — Radio preacher Harold Camping said Monday his prophecy that the world would end was off by five months because Judgment Day actually will come on Oct. 21.


 2011/5/23 22:31Profile

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Reminiscent of Ellen G. White much?

"Through chatting with a friend over what he acknowledged was a very difficult weekend, the light dawned on him that instead of the biblical Rapture in which the faithful would be swept up to the heavens, May 21 had instead been a "spiritual" Judgment Day, which places the entire world under Christ's judgment, he said.

Jeremiah Dusenberry

 2011/5/24 1:26Profile

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Reminiscent of Ellen G. White much?

Or any of the numerous J.W. "prophets".

 2011/5/24 4:45Profile

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