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1. The branch of theology that is concerned with the end of the world or of humankind.
2. A belief or a doctrine concerning the ultimate or final things, such as death, the destiny of humanity, the Second Coming, or the Last Judgment.

[Greek eskhatos, last; see eghs in Indo-European roots + -logy.]

es·chat′o·log′i·cal (ĭ-skăt′l-ŏj′ĭ-kəl, ĕs′kə-tə-lŏj′-) adj.
es·chat′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
es′cha·tol′o·gist n.
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Adv.1.eschatologically - in relation to eschatology; "even atheists can be eschatologically minded"
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Earlier this year, in a commentary titled, "Politics Is Religion, and the Right Is Getting Ready for the End Times," Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson explained the appeal of President Trump to eschatologically minded Christians.
This style of perceiving Pushkin, as Piatt notes, is consistent with the "chronotope" of High Stalinism as a post-historical era in which previous historical progress has been eschatologically consummated in the eternal "now." At the same time, the Pushkin of the 1937 jubdee also appeared as a "Russian national bard," a lynchpin in the conservative "Great Retreat" of the Stalin era, and a hard turn away from the "left-deviationism" of the earlier revolutionary avant-gardist attempts to throw off the shackles of tradition.
I should note that although human rights are the rights of the citizens of the kingdom of God, those rights do not have to directly derive from the human as eschatologically restored.
This is dignity achieved when specific practices of domination end, not eschatologically and not in struggle.
In Barth's eschatologically oriented theology, worldwide missions featured as a goal and instrument in establishing the Kingdom of God.
Indeed, ultimately, eschatologically, God must make all humanity and all the world a fitting vessel and image.
Starting from this, Rahner went further and asserted that the faithful and benevolent non-Christians receive--even though through inner revelation and anonymously--God' supernatural will of salvation eschatologically embodied in Jesus Christ (38).
According to A., Karl Rahner's identification of the immanent and economic Trinity has tied the Trinity too closely to creation and led to Peters's reduction of the Trinity's eternal reality to something to be realized eschatologically through time.
Contemporaneous events could thus easily be interpreted eschatologically as fulfilling these predictions.
This eschatologically informed ecclesiology tempers the perennial Catholic temptation to triumphalism.
Corbett continues to add depth to his analysis by addressing the significance of the vertical axis between the tenth cantos of each canticle, which for Corbett reflect the eschatologically divergent beliefs between the Epicurean and of the believer.