eschatological

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj eschatological of or relating to or dealing with or regarding the ultimate destiny of mankind and the world
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Eschatological Pertaining to the last or final things.
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Usage

In literature:

The eschatological discourse presents serious exegetical difficulties.
"The Life of Jesus of Nazareth" by Rush Rhees
The man Kant felt that morality was the basis of eschatology, but the professor of philosophy inverted the terms.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno
Such Celtic stories as these may have been known to classical authors, and have influenced their statements regarding eschatology.
"The Religion of the Ancient Celts" by J. A. MacCulloch
In another sense salvation meant something different, which was not eschatological.
"Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity" by Kirsopp Lake
It has thrown eschatology overboard.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
In the second place the question during the whole of this period was always primarily one of eschatology rather than of practical politics.
"Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question" by Lucien Wolf
Maybe to Harkaway it's eschatology, but to me it's just plain scatology!
"Once a Greech" by Evelyn E. Smith
Yet every intermediate truth, when apprehended, throws new light on the soul's eschatology.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
Almost anything, even open espionage and covert eschatology, was better than that.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
The hopes of the Messiah are confined to the former, and a somewhat different eschatology underlies the two works.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Appropriately for this liturgical season, my graduate seminar has been reading Joseph Ratzinger's great work, Eschatology: Death and Eternal Life.
At last, a game based on the one-season Canadian eschatological SciFi thriller.
After much mocking during the Republican National Convention in tropical storm-threatened Tampa week before last, Democrats invited an eschatological incident last week at their convention in Charlotte.
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