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the branch of theology that is concerned with such final things as death and Last Judgment

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Eschatologically oriented psychology: A new paradigm for the integration of psychology and Christianity.
He proposes a pneumatological theology of divine action with several interesting theses, including the idea that the laws of nature are more loose than rigid, allowing nature to still surprise us, and the idea that divine action must be understood eschatologically and teleologically with reference to God's purposes in advancing the kingdom.
Rossetti's apocalyptic poems "From House to Home" and "Who sits with the King in His Throne" in particular extend forgiveness eschatologically so that the destruction of the archetypal Whore is circumvented and the New Jerusalem encircles all, "double against each other," bringing the body of the fallen woman into the multitude of white-robed worshippers at the end of history.
They were fighting for an eschatologically redeemed world in which their stirred flame of faith fought for redemption at home and in their wounded hearts.
In much the same way that some monastic chroniclers thought they could discern the will of God in the extra-Scriptural period chronologically bounded between the end of the Acts of the Apostles and the coming of the Apocalypse, so many realized that there could be eschatologically significant places outside those denoted by Scripture.
On the one hand we read, for example, "the affective theology of the baroque missed the biblical center and proceeded mystically instead of eschatologically," (quoting the Pope) at the same time as Rowland provides here and there helpful, sometimes loaded, definitions of commonplace terms such as ultramontane: "unhealthily bloated accounts of the ambit of papal infallibility.
Eschatologically speaking, if we believe that Jesus Christ, Son of God, is our Saviour and beloved friend and brother, then we shall be resurrected as he promised and we shall be and live with God through eternity.
At the recent regional conference on Advancing Gender Equality and Women's Rights in Muslim Societies organised by the International Centre for Islam and Pluralism (ICIP) in Jakarta, representatives from all over the Muslim world re-stated the vital and sometimes neglected fact that from an Islamic point of view, men C and women and equal in terms of C their ontological origins and eschatologically equal in their final destiny C and responsibilities.
Perhaps the most responsible way to speak eschatologically is to do so rhetorically through the tripartite commitment to resistance, attentiveness, and solidarity.
For the Bible is, eschatologically, comedic in just this way, moving as it does from chaos to order.
Often he followed the most eschatologically frightening rendition of Bach's Come, Sweet Death--or the jittery Tu es Petrus by Henri Mulet (France, 1878-1967), which resembles Widor's Toccata recomposed by an existentialist--with the whisperings of some benign Haydn-era gossip like England's William Boyce.
Yet the poet's induction into ekphrastic phase space also inserts her into a kind of timeless recollection of her past, as if she has suddenly slipped from history itself, addressing her "love" eschatologically.
Paul bids the Corinthians think eschatologically about possessions, and even marriages, because "the present form of this world is passing away" (1 Corinthians 7:31).
The absolute heteropathic identification remains eschatologically out of reach, but we can see ourselves and the other as we look.