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Howard Camping: Fortunately, His Calculations Were a Little Off

Posted on 12/18/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyIf Howard Egbert Camping had been right, you wouldn’t be reading this now. The radio evangelist wasn’t the first to predict a specific date the world would end, based on a mathematical formula divined from the Bible. (Perhaps the best known: The Rev. William Miller famously got the date of the last day wrong twice, in both 1843 and 1844.) But Camping, who died on Dec. 15 at age 92 in Alameda, Calif., might well have held the record for predicting …