But the family remained tight-knit, and the kids frequently visited their father on set when he made films like apocalypse Now.
His late colleague Jerry Falwell said Jan. 1, 2000, would mark the apocalypse, then changed his prediction to 2006.
“A surefire way to get followers to your cult is to talk about the apocalypse,” he explains nonchalantly.
But the apocalypse that cable television had been trumpeting had failed to materialize.
His conclusion was that this was a rare but not unprecedented natural occurrence, and certainly not a sign of the apocalypse.
We have never been called, almost, to the consideration of the apocalypse, without finding fresh reasons for our opinion.
It is the prophet's message to his fellow men, the apocalypse of the seer.
The interpretations of the apocalypse may be divided into four classes.
Croly, in his new interpretation of the apocalypse, holds the following language.
But that worthy, after looking at his wife in vain for a cue, darted off about the trumpets of the apocalypse.
late 14c., "revelation, disclosure," from Church Latin apocalypsis "revelation," from Greek apokalyptein "uncover, disclose, reveal," from apo- "from" (see apo-) + kalyptein "to cover, conceal" (see Calypso). The Christian end-of-the-world story is part of the revelation in John of Patmos' book "Apokalypsis" (a title rendered into English as "Apocalypse" c.1230 and "Revelations" by Wyclif c.1380).
Its general sense in Middle English was "insight, vision; hallucination;" meaning "a cataclysmic event" is modern. As agent nouns, apocalypst (1829), apocalypt (1834), and apocalyptist (1835) have been tried.
the Greek name of the Book of Revelation (q.v.).