- any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc.
- the branch of theology dealing with such matters.
Origin of eschatology
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Contemporary Examples of eschatology
Historical Examples of eschatology
Upon the whole our sources say very little about the Gnostic eschatology.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)
We can only say that secularism, like other religions, needs an eschatology, and has produced one.Outspoken Essays
William Ralph Inge
We gain more than we lose by awaking to find that our Theology is human invention and our eschatology an unhealthy dream.Supernatural Religion, Vol. III. (of III)
Walter Richard Cassels
In the matter of eschatology Aaron ben Elijah gives a number of views without declaring himself definitely for any of them.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
These pictures of the future world are crude, and usually stand side by side with others; they are experiments in eschatology.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
- the branch of theology or biblical exegesis concerned with the end of the world