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Synonyms for apocalypse

something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized

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a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil

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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- "Each loss means an apocalypse for the family.
And it is really true; each dead body lying below the ground means an apocalypse for its family left behind above the ground.
The subversion of the apocalypses in the Book of Jubilees.
Jubilees uses the genre of an apocalypse at the level of literary morphology, he contends, but fills it with different ideas so as to subvert the most basic claims made by the apocalypses.
These three early historical apocalypses used similar strategies of scriptural reinterpretation and historical overviews of past, present, and future in order to counter the violence, propaganda, and ideology of the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
Apocalypse against Empire: Theologies of Resistance in Early Judaism.
Apocalypses, Mills suggests, are usually written by those who have lost "real bad"--not just on a political scale, but on a cosmic one.
Biblical in intent, he limns genealogies and the apocalypses of daily being, even writing a sequence of poems whose titles are borrowed from the books of the King James Version.
Weber's Apocalypses is, in his own words, "more about narrative than interpretation, description than explanation.
While the horrors of the Johanine Revelation may first appear as only so many historical artifacts, I briefly argued in Defying that modern life is actually replete with clear examples of apocalypses generated by collective despair (Clark, 1997, p.
Thus in these two volumes, we have good translations of apocryphal outgrowths of the literary forms in the NT itself: extracanonical gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses.
Noting that this apocalyptic consciousness influenced Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity, she presents a theoretical framework for understanding resistance, history of Hellenistic rule in Judea, and multilayered analyses of extant apocalypses written in this period: Daniel, the Apocalypse of Weeks and Book of Dreams.
People love to think about apocalypses,'' says Peter Dendle, author of ``The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia.
If ``Gilmore Girls'' were set during the Apocalypse, it might look a little something like ``Three Moons Over Milford,'' a lighthearted ABC Family series about the impending end of the world, set after a meteor slams into the moon, creating three precarious satellites that might plummet into Earth at any moment -- or, the show's producers no doubt hope, may hover over the planet for years to come.
It also was fresh in its language and conceptuality, virtually all of which was taken from lines and phrases of the New Testament book of Revelation, alias the Apocalypse of John.