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eschatology Explained

eschatology at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1844, from Gk. eskhatos "last, furthest, remote" (from ex "out of") + -logia "a speaking" (in a certain manner). In theology, the study of the four last things: death, judgment, heaven, hell. ///

eschatology at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Theological doctrine of the "last things," or the end of the world. Mythological eschatologies depict an eternal struggle between order and chaos, and celebrate the eternity of order and the repeatability of the origin of the world. Historical eschatologies are grounded in datable events that are perceived as fundamental to the progress of history. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have historical eschatologies. Old Testament eschatology sees the catastrophes that beset the people of Israel as due to their disobedience to the laws and will of God, and holds that conformity to God's will result in renewal and the fulfillment of God's purpose. In Christianity, the end times are thought to have begun with the life and ministry of Jesus, the messiah who will return to establish the Kingdom of God. Millennialism focuses especially on Christ's second coming and the reign of the righteous on earth. In Shiite Islam, the mahdi, or restorer of the faith, will come to inaugurate the last judgment, in which the good will enter heaven and the evil will fall into hell.

eschatology at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "eschatology":
Buddhology, Day of Judgment, Judgment Day, Mariolatry, Mariology,
Mercersburg theology, Z, apodosis, apologetics, canonics,
catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, coda, conclusion, consummation,
crack of doom, crisis theology, culmination, curtain, curtains,
day of doom, death, decease, denouement, destination, destiny,
dialogical theology, divinity, doctrinalism, doctrinism, dogmatics,
doom, doomsday, effect, end, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue,
existential theology, expiration, fate, final solution,
final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, goal,
hagiography, hagiology, hierology, izzard, last, last breath,
last days, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words,
latter end, logos Christology, logos theology, natural theology,
neoorthodox theology, neoorthodoxy, omega, patristic theology,
payoff, period, peroration, phenomenological theology,
physicotheology, quietus, rationalism, religion, resolution,
resting place, scholastic theology, secularism, soteriology,
stoppage, stopping place, swan song, systematics, term, terminal,
termination, terminus, the Judgment, theology, trump of doom,
windup

eschatology at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (End): {End point}: goal, destination, limit, determination, expiration, extinction, extermination, death, end of all things, finality, eschatology, break up, last stage, turning point, coup de grace, deathblow, knock-out, final blow.

Eschatology at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Eschatology \Es`cha*tol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ? the furthest, last +
-logy.]
The doctrine of the last or final things, as death, judgment,
and the events therewith connected.

eschatology at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

eschatology
n : the branch of theology that is concerned with such final
things as death and judgment; heaven and hell; the end of
the world

eschatology at English (WD) Of Explained:

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English

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Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » ἔσχατον|tr=eskhaton|lang=grc|sc=polytonic -neuter of Inter: term » ἔσχατος||last|tr=eskhatos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic- + -logy.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ɛskəˈtɒlədʒi/
  • Inter: audio » En-uk-eschatology.ogg|Audio (UK)

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » eschatologies|-

  • Inter: countabl » e System of doctrines concerning final matters, such as death.
    1. Inter: uncountabl » e The study of the end times — the end of the world, notably in Christian theology the second coming of Christ, the Apocalypse or the Last Judgment.

      Derived terms

      * eschatological

  • eschatologically

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » system of doctrines concerning final matters, such as death
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|վախճանաբանություն|tr=vaxčanabanutʿyun|sc=Armn, Inter: t- » hy|էսխատոլոգիա|tr=ēsxatologia|sc=Armn
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|escatologia|f
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|eschatologie|f
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|eschatologie|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eschatologie|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|heimsslitafræði|f
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|escatologia|f
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|eschatologia|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эсхатология|f|tr=esχatológija
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|escatología|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the study of the end times
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|վախճանաբանություն|tr=vaxčanabanutʿyun|sc=Armn, Inter: t- » hy|էսխատոլոգիա|tr=ēsxatologia|sc=Armn
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|escatologia|f
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|eschatologie|f
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|eschatologie|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|eskatologia
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|eschatologie|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eschatologie|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|εσχατολογία|f|tr=eschatología
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|heimsslitafræði|f
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|eascaiteolaíocht|f
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|escatologia|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|終末論|tr=しゅうまつろん, shūmatsuron|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эсхатология|f|tr=esχatológija

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ko: 종말론 (jongmallon)
    • Inter: ttbc » la: eschatologia {{f}}


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » ro: escatologie {{f}}
  • Inter: ttbc » sv: eskatologi

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Judgment Day
    • Revelations
    • Antichrist
    • Ragnarok
    • Apocalypse
    • Armageddon


    Category: Category:English words suffixed with -ology -
    Category: Category:en:Religion -
    Translation: de » eschatology
    Translation: et » eschatology
    Translation: eu » eschatology
    Translation: fa » eschatology
    Translation: io » eschatology
    Translation: hu » eschatology
    Translation: nl » eschatology
    Translation: pl » eschatology
    Translation: ta » eschatology
    Translation: vi » eschatology
    Translation: zh » eschatology