The Antichrist - A Separate Path of the Occident? (2013)



Reflections by Prof. Gian Luca Potestà, Prof. Klaus Herbers, Prof. Michael Lackner, Prof. Joachim Gentz and Dr. Esther-Maria Guggenmos in the context of the Book Launch.

“The Antichrist is not a myth”, states Gian Luca Potestà in the introduction to his compendium in the university library at Erlangen on 5 February 2013. Tracing the figure of the Antichrist in Medieval Europe and in dialogue with Sinologists reflecting on structural equivalents in East Asia, the phenomenon turns out to be characteristic for the occident.