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Old 07-11-2007, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Default What Does Eschatology Mean?

Where is something about eschatology mentioned in the New testament?
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:08 PM
 
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It is about all the events leading up to and after the end of this world, and to some the New World
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:17 PM
 
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I and II Thessalonians, Revelations, portions of several epistles, etc.

Is that what you mean????
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Northern California
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Are you asking for the definition or for prophetic books in the New Testament? The word by definition means (I'm pretty sure) the study of the "end times".
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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[quote=Jazzedforhim;1050753]Are you asking for the definition or for prophetic books in the New Testament? The word by definition means (I'm pretty sure) the study of the "end times".[/QUOTE I am looking for the definition and for the prophetic books in the New Testament.I'm sorry for not making my question clearer.
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Hot-Houston Texas
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I agree with what Alpha said.
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Old 07-12-2007, 05:00 AM
 
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Do you have Google on your Tool Bar? Then just type in - definition of eschatology - You will get more answers than you bargained for.

Yes, it's about the end times.
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Old 07-12-2007, 06:43 AM
 
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It means a study of the end times or last things. There is a bit in Isaiah, daniel, Ezekiel, Amos, Zachariah, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and 1 and 2 Thessalonians, a bit in 1 and 2 Timothy, 1 and 2 Peter, Jude, and much in revelation.
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Most common is for Christians to use eschatology to refer to near in time things pertaining to the end of mankind in its present condition and its entrance into a new age where many humans are manifestly immortal, though it also refers to distant things when God shall be, "All in all." (1 Cor 15:28) I like to refer to the more distant in time eschatology ("last things") as "teleology" from the Greek word telos or "end."
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