eschatological love

Definitions

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  • adjective Pertaining to the last or final things.

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  • adjective Pertaining to eschatology.

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  • adjective of or relating to or dealing with or regarding the ultimate destiny of mankind and the world

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Examples

  • Yoder, for example, uses the term eschatological heresy in which the promises of the coming kingdom of God are seen as being fulfilled in history and in the Christendom that results from the

    Musings of a Postmodern Negro

  • Rejecting the gay perspective is, in Alison's terms, apocalyptic, not eschatological - in other words, it is not fully Christian.

    Living in the End Times (James Alison)

  • For Moltmann, the eschatological is the medium of the Christian faith as such, the key in which everything in it is set.

    FAITH, HOPE, AND CHARITY

  • The transition to the so-called eschatological plays -- the climax of the history of the Redemption -- was easy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • We know what Pastor Wright said about damning America but now we can see further into the Wright theology or the lack of it with Obama's inference to last day's theology more commonly referred to as eschatological doctrine.

    Canada Free Press

  • We know what Pastor Wright said about damning America but now we can see further into the Wright theology or the lack of it with Obama's inference to last day's theology more commonly referred to as eschatological doctrine.

    Canada Free Press

  • Let me guess - does the sentence contain the words "eschatological," "gendered," or "postmodern". . .and is "clearly" the only word under three syllables that isn't an article or conjunction?

    Philocrites: 'A simple romance.'

  • Father, and the "eschatological" received its counterpoise in the view of Jesus 'work as Saviour, in the assurance of being certainly called to the kingdom, and in the conviction that life and future dominion is hid with God the Lord and preserved for believers by him.

    History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)

  • I'm avoiding the 'eschatological' issues for the moment - for although I see them clearly in Hebrews 2, and clearly in Matthew 5, I see them in a very different way from you.

    open source theology - Comments

  • I'm avoiding the 'eschatological' issues for the moment - for although I see them clearly in Hebrews 2, and clearly in Matthew 5, I see them in a very different way from you.

    open source theology - Comments

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  • one of my favoritest words ever. yes, favoritest.

    October 29, 2008

  • Another example to add: "On the night of their departure from Kvitoya, a dozen or so off-duty deckies gathered in the rec room for a kind of eschatological hootenanny, and soon the entire superstructure was resounding with "Rock of Ages," "Kum-Ba-Yah," "Go Down, Moses," "Amazing Grace," A Mighty Fortress Is Our God," and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands."" From pp. 355-356 of Morrow, James (1994). Towing Jehovah. New York: Harcourt.

    June 23, 2012