2012 - Science and Prophecy of the Ancient Maya Hot
A big, beautiful, lively, wide-ranging view of the 2012 phenomenon, focused on what we know - and don't know - about actual Ancient Maya notions of Truth, Creation, Cycles of Time, their Calendar, and its "End". This well-illustrated collection of 38 short, digestible, informative essays can be read in any order. Dr. Van Stone, a specialist in Maya hieroglyphs, begins by examining every surviving Maya prophecy about Creation, Destruction, and re-Creation. Related topics include Mesoamerican drug-taking and blood-sacrifice, including that associated with the sacred Ballgame.