[ es-kuh-ton ]
/ ˈɛs kəˌtɒn /
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Theology. the final age and the consummation of history, including the Last Judgment and the defeat of evil, the eternal blessedness of the righteous, and, in some traditions, the creation of a new heaven and earth: True peace and justice will be fully realized only at the eschaton.
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Origin of eschaton
Coined in 1935 by theologian C. Dodd (1884–1973); from Greek éschaton, neuter of éschatos “last” (see eschatology)
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