"AMSTELLAND", AMSTELVEEN, NL
OCTOBER 1, 2011
in the field "culture and science"
PROPHECIES OF NOSTRADAMUS
and their present-day significance
Theo van Berkel
opinions about the Prophecies of Nostradamus vary from
incredibly striking, predicting the future of the world in
detail, to utterly vague, which results in countless
In this lecture, you will get acquainted with the life and work
of Nostradamus and the background, time span, construction and
the reach of the Prophecies. The credibility of the Prophecies
The impact of the Prophecies can be seen in for example World
War II, in which some people, basing themselves upon the
Prophecies, tried to estimate which country would win, whereas
other people used the Prophecies to demoralize the enemy, with
an unpalatable aftermath in our days.
Since 1980, Theo van Berkel studies
the Prophecies of Nostradamus. He is the author of Nostradamus,
astrologie en de Bijbel (De Meern, NL, 2002) and the author
and webmaster of www.nostradamusresearch.org, a bilingual
website (Dutch - English) on which he frequently publishes new
articles about his research on the Prophecies.