eschaton


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Noun1.eschaton - (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly liveseschaton - (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
day - some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
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In other words, human beings long for the eschaton, or the hereafter.
Eschaton is not only defined as the end of the history, but it also refers to the moment when history gets its highest meaning.
For Judaism the themes pointed to are "particularistic universality," "the notion of election," and "the messianic approach to the eschaton".
The issue is not just a collapsed eschaton. Part of what unites the Weberian diagnosis and the prosperity gospel is the thoroughly Protestant denial of the mediation of grace through relationships, that is, through the church, and, indeed, through creation itself.
La afirmacion de la "herencia de la tierra" para los hombres "bondadosos" es un documento del caracter historico del cumplimiento del eschaton. Tras la huella de Th.
Markus, Mathewes, and Gregory represent an "eschatological" vision of the kingdoms that, in some sense, unites them in the here and now for proximate ends, but separates them only in the eschaton. The biggest oddity here, of course, is the placement of Augustine after Luther and modern writers.
That mode of Christianity focused on a glorious future destiny of private personal salvation, to be consummated in the eschaton.
He shows how Philips reframes "the execution of Charles I and the establishment of the commonwealth not as a harbinger of the eschaton ...
She also asserts that the Kabbalists responded to the belief in this future eschaton by emphasizing the kingdom's presence among the Old Israel, and by implication its descendants; in other words shifting it to the here and now.
Theologically the resurrection of Christ is an anticipation of the eschaton, of God's future exhibited proto-actively in the present.