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I haven't read his book, so I can't tell if he has gone into this in detail.

He didn't mention it at all in 2012 Story, which is JMJ's latest book.

I would highly recommend this book, which you can get in softcover
at a reasonable price, as a kind of compendium on 2012. It's really a
seminal work that goes into how '2012' got popularized in the first place,
how the New Age market started piggybacking on the concept, then
twisting it so it seemed to fit into other ideas that were promoted by
people in the spirituality business.

You are absolutely right to be annoyed or worse when it comes to
how much the 2012 thing has been co-opted and distorted by people
who willfully ignore the scholarship involved. It is ironic that JMJ gets
wrongfully lumped in with those people because, for those who look,
his track record is very clear in terms of his willingness to explicitly
point their errors out, in the name of preserving what he feels is the
real integrity of the subject!

All I can say is that the rest of us should be thankful there is a guy out
there who is working as hard as he is. Without John's work, it does seem
like the mainstream Mayanists would never have given any serious
consideration to the 2012 issue at all.

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John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 257 Poster Boy 02-Apr-11 18:48
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 82 lukehancock 02-Apr-11 19:12
and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 170 Poster Boy 02-Apr-11 19:47
Re: and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 126 Merrell 02-Apr-11 21:32
Re: and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 109 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 00:57
surprise, surprise ! 93 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:06
Chef, please make your links clickable (n/t) 91 David L 24-Jun-11 01:44
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 78 carolb 02-Apr-11 20:29
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 102 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 00:55
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 96 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:09
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 93 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:16
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 89 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:24
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 98 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:35
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 77 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:38
recommended title 99 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 02:33
Re: recommended title 71 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 06:32
Re: recommended title 93 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 07:19
Re: recommended title 86 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 15:51
Re: recommended title 160 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 16:25
Re: recommended title 80 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 18:12
Re: recommended title 92 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 23:46
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 85 Merrell 22-Jun-11 22:20
my problem with this 97 Poster Boy 23-Jun-11 19:33


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