apocalyptic


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Synonyms for apocalyptic

Synonyms for apocalyptic

Synonyms for apocalyptic

prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom

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An analogous problem emerges in Wink's rejection of the apocalyptic Jesus.
But aside from noting Luther's generally more apocalyptic interpretation of the age, she doesn't look at the political context or the audience into which these texts were projected in any comparative fashion.
The apocalyptic approach aims to rouse the public from complacency by positing an immediate and personal threat: Women will no longer be able to get an abortion when they need one.
To understand Rowley's keen interest in the Book of Daniel and its place in the rise of the unique type of biblical writing called apocalyptic, we have to go back to the nineteenth century and reflect on its place in nineteenth-century missionary thinking.
So it was the Democratic Party that ultimately confirmed the dark apocalyptic vibe: It's no longer much interested in using government as a tool to achieve social justice, but it's more eager than ever to use government as an instrument of force.
Apocalyptic claims, Weber contends, are not to be confused with superficial late nineteenth century fidgeting about the fin de siecle, which could have only occurred when thinkers were in a condition to take accurate calendars seriously.
This book takes the reader on a stimulating tour of the millennial hopes and apocalyptic fears that have decisively shaped the West in the past.
Taking us from the book of Revelation to the present day, author Eugen Weber traces the various forms of apocalyptic thinking that have characterized Western thought and culture.
The millennialist, apocalyptic view of the world, which many groups and individuals hold, likely will become an area of increasing concern to law enforcement, especially as the year 2000 approaches.
Morrison describes these moments of transition between hardened and softened moments in apocalyptic terms, as though a time of great undoing might wipe the slate clean for a release from history and the formation of a paradise forever outside time.
He uncovered messianic and mystical texts that were clearly apocalyptic or even worse.
One sees this same influence in the New Testament writer Luke's account of Jesus' Ascension, which inserts an Apocalyptic question into the mouths of unnamed Disciples: "Lord, will you at this time restore the Kingdom to Israel?
Apocalyptic Paul: Cosmos and Anthropos in Romans 5-8.
Persepolis and Jerusalem; Iranian influence on the apocalyptic hermeneutic.
In the news release, "Xyrality Releases Free-to-play Apocalyptic MMOG "Crazy Tribes" for iPhone and iPad" issued on 29 Aug 2012 08:30 GMT, by Xyrality GmbH over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the first link has changed.