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Preacher whose Rapture forecasts fizzled, dies at 92

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Harold Camping didn’t live to see the end of the world.

The Oakland, Calif.-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture and then had to concede his error. He was 92.

Convinced that he had unlocked hidden clues in the Bible, Camping predicted the end of the world no fewer than 12 times, beginning in 1978, according…

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