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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 170 Poster Boy 02-Apr-11 18:48
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 47 lukehancock 02-Apr-11 19:12
and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 85 Poster Boy 02-Apr-11 19:47
Re: and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 72 Merrell 02-Apr-11 21:32
Re: and now, the moment you've been waiting for . . . 58 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 00:57
surprise, surprise ! 48 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:06
Chef, please make your links clickable (n/t) 50 David L 24-Jun-11 01:44
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 43 carolb 02-Apr-11 20:29
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 52 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 00:55
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 52 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:09
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 54 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:16
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 51 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:24
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 53 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 01:35
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 43 carolb 03-Apr-11 01:38
recommended title 58 Poster Boy 03-Apr-11 02:33
Re: recommended title 41 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 06:32
Re: recommended title 50 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 07:19
Re: recommended title 47 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 15:51
Re: recommended title 85 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 16:25
Re: recommended title 43 turnofthetide 04-Apr-11 18:12
Re: recommended title 48 Poster Boy 04-Apr-11 23:46
Re: John Major Jenkins replies re 2012 45 Merrell 22-Jun-11 22:20
my problem with this 54 Poster Boy 23-Jun-11 19:33


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