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

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Eschatalogical themes again dominate the readings in this, the celebration of Christ the King, which also marks the end of the liturgical year.
King Solomon summarizes the final eschatalogical point I wish to make:
But Tasso's view is eschatalogical, as he is thinking of the final defeat of Babylon foretold in Revelations 18.
He refutes an over-realised eschatalogical position, based by the idle converts upon a misinterpretation of current afflictions and persecutions (1 Thess.
While it may be perfectly reasonable to dismiss fundamentalist readings of history as transparent manipulations of events and data, as mere projections of religious fanaticism and millenarian enthusiasm, it is important to underscore the fundamentalists' devotion to the narratives they have constructed, and their attention to the details they have imbedded in the narrative to reinforce its eschatalogical themes.
Jerome's reasons for joining a church are practical as well as eschatalogical.
And Jesus said to his apostles: "I am the eschatalogical prophet, the proleptic fulfillment of human destiny, the preexistent Logos incarnate, the second person of the Holy Trinity, of the same substance (homoousion) as the Father.
The eschatalogical dimension of Soloviev's thought did not become fully visible until 1900 and the last part of his final project, Three Conversations on War, Progress and the End of Universal History .
We are obliged to be hopeful in the eschatalogical sense regardless of how bleak things are around us, but I believe we can go further than that and be reasonably hopeful that things here below are going to get better.
Here--centrally, because of its eschatalogical implications--the anxiety focused on what Christ meant when he instituted the Eucharist by saying, "Hoc est corpus meum.
Like all visions of utopia, including the "kingdom of God" or the eschatalogical banquet, it is useful mainly as a goad and a goal towards changing concrete situations in whatever ways possible.