- n. literally last thing; used in theology to refer to the climax of history, culminating in the Last Judgement.
- n. (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
- From Ancient Greek ἔσχατον ("end"). (Wiktionary)
“I find it interesting, if you don't mind a brief excursus, that the Greek word "eschaton" which means the end of the world, that is to say, the end of time also means the ends of the earth, which is to say the limits of space.”
“Wow, this will never happen again — indeed, I sense the eschaton is imminent from the fact that it’s happening now — so duty impels me to sayit:”
“In Niebuhr’s version of politics, the central fact of human nature this side of the eschaton is sin, and it is the purpose of government not to eliminate sin, but to constrain or ameliorate its bad effects by passing laws and using armed force prudently.”
“The eschaton is the end of the world, when we will finally know the truth for what it is.”
““The source of immanentize the eschaton is the 1952 New Science of Politics, by Eric Voegelin,” he explained.”
“More and more regularly, defenses of continuationism appeal not backward to the apostolic period, but forward to the eschaton, which is making rearward inroads into the present.”
“Harper's point man in PEI crashes through the underbrush, announcing Harper's moves to immanentize the eschaton, something that conservatives apparently once frowned upon.”
“I think another way of putting it is, "The priest is the man of the eschaton.”
“He tried to imminentize the eschaton on a Friday – a big no-no to a catholic like McCarthy.”
“In its more earnest moments the ACoC does engage in its favourite pipe-dream of immanentising the eschaton and it even hires people to help.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘eschaton’.
Terms associated with the Christianity, The Bible, etc. I have a related, but more narrow list called Imbible Code.
A related list is Words Associated With Jesus.
Endings, results, and pinnacles. The ideal here is to somehow imply the paradoxical concept of "after-endings".
The title says it all
some of my favorite words
Master Rahl guide us.
Master Rahl teach us.
Master Rahl protect us.
In your light we thrive.
In your mercy we are sheltered.
In your wisdom we are humbled.
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