apocalyptist

apocalyptist

(əˌpɒkəˈlɪptɪst)
n
the writer of the Apocalypse or a related work
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An apocalyptist writer, Julia Alvarez means not only to document the chaos of history in Santo Domingo during the reign of General Trujillo, to answer Neil Larsen's call and "write" the "trujillato," but also to herald the advent of the new woman.
The split image of Rubek and Ulfheim can be discovered in another godlike "sculptor," the titular figure in the 1896 work of the avowed apocalyptist, H.
The transparent subtext for this story is "Notes of a Ridiculous Man," written by a favorite writer of Rasputin, the nineteenth-century apocalyptist Fedor Dostoevskii.
In this way, she is more overtly an apocalyptist, for she contemplates the future, envisions it, dreams about it, and tries to understand it in relationship to her past, but does not attempt to take control of it.
Whereas negative apocalyptic simply verbalizes the sense of overwhelming helplessness in front of inescapable finitude, the intention of positive apocalyptic is to console those crushed by world anxiety; apocalypses are literature of consolation, and the positive apocalyptist is a "consoled consoler" sent to encourage those in despair over the expected end.
Brox finds misjudgement in Arnold Ehrhardt's description of Hermas as a political apocalyptist.
Collins), the section on Hermas clings stubbornly to the conclusions of Dibelius (1923), including the extraordinary assertion that Hermas is neither an apocalyptist nor a prophet.
That is, in essence, the argument of the AGW apocalyptists.
Several Jewish groups regarded themselves as the heirs and guarantors of the Jewish tradition: the early rabbis, the Zealot insurgents, the apocalyptists, and the Christians.
And many apocalyptists have fully expected the world's destruction to begin in New York, which they regard as the center of Jewish-capitalist power.
It is said that for the apocalyptists this age is irremediably evil, under the dominion of the powers of evil, and that all hope is therefore placed in God's coming intervention at the end when he will annihilate the present evil age and inaugurate the eternal future age.