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  Eschatology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The decline of Buddhism in the world, and its eventual re-establishment by Maitreya, are in keeping with the general shape of Buddhist cosmology.
Using this system, the End was fixed at 202, but when the date passed, the date was changed to AD After AD 500 the importance of the End as a part of Christianity was marginalized, though it continues to be stressed during the season of Advent.
Ragnarok ("fate of the gods") is the battle during the end of the world waged between the gods (the Æsir, the Vaner and the Einherjar, led by Odin) and the forces of Chaos (the fire giants, the Jotuns and various monsters, led by Loki).
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 End of the World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The End of the World (song), was a best-selling record in 1963 by Skeeter Davis
End Of The World (Blessid Union of Souls), a song by the Blessid Union of Souls.
End of The World (beer) (la Fin du Monde), a beer made in Quebec, Canada.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: General Judgment (Last Judgment)
They were meant to foreshadow the last judgment and to keep the end of the world present to the minds of Christians, without, however, exciting useless curiosity and vain fears.
According to the interpretation of the Fathers, the conversion of the Jews towards the end of the world is foretold by St. Paul in the Epistle to the Romans (11:25-26): "For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery,.
In the Apostolic writings we are told that the end of the world will be brought about through a general conflagration, which, however, will not annihilate the present creation, but will change its form and appearance (2 Peter 3:10-13; cf.
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 MetroActive Features | End of the World
When he announced that according to his Biblical interpretation the world would end in 1843, he unintentionally started a religion.By 1842 there were tens of thousands of Millerites, and by 1843 he was touring the country, preaching to thousands of devout followers.
There are other interpretations of the pyramid timeline, as she points out, interpretations that yield end dates of Aug. 20, 2011, March of 2029, and, as we have seen, May 5, 2000.
The Maya shared a belief with hundreds of other world cultures that theirs was not the only age of humanity; that successive ages come and go, each brought to its end by some sort of monstrous global cataclysm.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/04.03.97/end-world-9714.html   (3139 words)

 "End of the World" predictions in our near future
Predictions have been made of several events that some Christians believe are related: the second coming of Jesus, the war of Armageddon, the arrival on earth of the Antichrist, the Tribulation, the Rapture, some horrendous natural disaster, etc. Jewish, Islamic, psychic and occult predictions have also been offered as well.
End of the world predictions have been common throughout Christianity and other religions for almost 2000 years.
According to the Weekly world News for 2001-FEB-13, the rapture will occur on the 7th hour of the 7th day of the 7th month of the Hebrew calendar year that corresponds to 2007 CE.
www.religioustolerance.org /end_wrl1.htm   (2275 words)

 The End of the World
The old world had certainly come to an end; there was no sign of any civilisation or of any of the things men had made, but the earth itself was safe and habitable, ready and waiting for Noah to plant seed and produce crops.
The Jewish world was far from being the Kingdom of God until God sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, born a Jew rind a descendant of Abraham through Mary his mother, to save His people from sin and death and to rule over the Kingdom.
Jesus' disciples knew that "the end of the world" would come when Jesus returned to set up the Kingdom of God; at that time he would raise the dead who had been faithful to his Father and to him; they would he given eternal life and would rule with him over the earth.
www.christadelphia.org /pamphlet/endworld.htm   (3328 words)

The many horrors of communism, its sudden end, and the subsequent spiritual revival in Russia were predicted by several of the last elders of the Optina monastery and by other righteous men of pre-Revolutionary Russia.
Nevertheless, many current world processes such as the overpopulation of our planet, the catastrophic pollution of the environment, the depletion of the earth's resources, and the fulfillment of many prophecies of Holy Scripture hint that the last days of our world may truly be not so far away.
Unheard of before the 19th century, this belief has it that during the "great tribulation" near the end of the world (either before or after the millennium, according to various versions), true Christians will be raptured into the air to escape the sufferings of those who remain on earth.
www.fatheralexander.org /booklets/english/end_w.htm   (9907 words)

 RNW: End of the world as we know it?
After the lightning speed "flight upstairs", believers will be given a ringside seat for the end of the world, and seven years of living hell will be unleashed below.
Also central to the chain of events for the Rapture and end of the world is the fall of Babylon, the site of current day Iraq.
The establishment of the state of Israel was another pre-condition for the return of Jesus, and the expansion of Israel to occupy the rest of its `Biblical lands´ is regarded as a vital next step.
www.radionetherlands.nl /features/amsterdamforum/040604af.html   (1152 words)

 End of the World Secret   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The world is on the brink of the fall of modern civilization.
Every hour the world is moving closer to the "end of the age of the gentiles." "It will be a day dark with cloud, the end of an epoch for the nations." (Ezek.30:3) The world must pass through the completion of the horrific prophecies of Ezekiel, Chapter 38, and Revelation 20:8.
That shall be the end of the world!
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Less consummate bullies pretending to the throne are infamous for setting the arcane End of All to much more proximate dates - fundamentalist Christians and their Day of Rapture.
The recurrent problems with allocating next Tuesday for the funky phenomenon of defunct folk arising from their graves fully fleshed and clothed and thereafter ascending into the heavens with the living chosen, are twofold: When the bell supposedly rings, nobody apparently qualifies for the boon, you collection of sordid sinners.
The End of All is assigned to the Mayan calendar flipping from to, completing the Great Cycle on 21 December 2012.
www.mazepath.com /uncleal/logoff.htm   (721 words)

 220 Dates for the End of the world!!! Date Setters!
Acrostic on the end of the world, predecessor of Celano's "Dies irae," found in a ms.
End of the world, preceded by 3-1/2 years of apocalyptic tribulation.
End of world; Implied in Hal Lindsay's revision.
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 End of the World (rescheduled)
The  End of the World has been postponed one year to the end of Sunday night, December 31st, 2000 A. D., organizers finally announced yesterday, confirming allegations that it had not actually happened at the end of 1999, the previously announced date.
    Mathematicians had also complained that the original date was no good, because ending the world at the beginning of the year 2000, rather than the end, would not make two full millenniums.
    While End organizers admit to the accuracy of Rextal's math, they claim it had no bearing on the decision to set the date at the exact end of 2000.
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 end of the world, the antichrist,abomination of desolation,second coming of ...
This Abomination refers to the abolition of the Eternal Sacrifice and the destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem...
For many Christians these questions of the Second Coming of Christ and the End of the World are at the heart of their lives, and they are daily expecting the Second Coming of Jesus, and being caught up in the clouds...
Millions of Christians are confused, because they do not read the clear description of Jesus about the End of the World in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, and they misinterpret the beautiful prophecies of Daniel, Revelation, 1 Thessalonians 4, 2 Thess.2, 1 Cor.
www.religion-cults.com /antichrist/end.htm   (3163 words)

 The End of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Matthew 24:14-15 – The gospel has to be preached to the world, and that gospel includes practical ways to love one another and not be a physical burden on others.
Bowl 1 – Is a sore either the disease caused by the poisons in the air, or symbolic of the distress felt by the world.
Bowl 6 – The schemers and intellectuals of the world (the "devils working miracles") advise world leaders that the only solution is to fight for survival – It's "dog eat dog", "them or us".
www.whyprophets.com /prophets/end.htm   (3123 words)

 Raph’s Website » The end of the world
The images shifted to follow one of the falling lights, closing in on it, as it was revealed as a falling crystal, that falling through the air gathered heat and light to it, shrouding it in contrails of cloud and smoke.
And then, the true ending: every dev member who was at work went into the world in the form of the toughest daemon forms we could take.
And actually, the prelude to even that beta event was done with a puzzle where you had to hunt all over to assemble a poem, the prophecy of the world’s ending.
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 End of the world
She can't remember when she began writing first but she does know that writing has always helped her to be at peace with herself and with the world around her.
This is a world of unequal emotions, and the balance is never quite perfect.
And that is the end of the affair and something in you dies then, never to be born again.
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 It's the end of the world as we know it...
I think the part where the crowd was most into it was when some John Carroll student went on stage to play with the band, and totally took over the microphone from the band.
At the end of the game, she was STILL complaining about the play.
We ended up winning the game, but it was touch and go for a bit.
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 The end of the world | csmonitor.com
The current "church age" will end with the rapture, when Jesus will take true Christians to heaven, and the rest of humanity will face the outpouring of God's wrath, designed to turn them to Him.
The Left Behind series of novels, which begins with the rapture (with planes and cars crashing as Christians disappear) and carries through the tribulation years to Armageddon and the Second Coming, is a blend of fast-paced violence, catastrophes, miracles, and heartfelt faith.
She recalls the stir during her own college years three decades ago, when Hal Lindsey's "The Late Great Planet Earth," which predicted the end of the world in 1988, sold millions of copies.
www.csmonitor.com /2004/0218/p11s01-lire.html   (1686 words)

 Short Stories: The End Of The World by Sushma Joshi
But the husband said nothing, and the son said nothing, and since it is useless to keep screaming at people who say nothing, Kanchi left, cursing their stupidity.
Kanchi, reflecting that the end of the world did not come too often, had gone over and picked some green chilies and coriander from the field next door to garnish the meat.
The end of the world was supposed to happen at eleven am, and Kanchi wanted to deal with the event on a full stomach.
www.eastoftheweb.com /short-stories/UBooks/EndWorl.shtml   (1875 words)

 The galactic superwave end of the world LaViolette end times end of the world apocalypse end of all.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The galactic superwave end of the world LaViolette end times end of the world apocalypse end of all.
In this case, the idea is that I reached the end of the road (my journey - Campbell's full round) and that end (the collapse of 16 months) shows there is no road (right knowledge as we SHOULD have it).
An end that exposes the fact there is no road left for humanity to follow.
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 Aphrodite's Child - End of the world
Due to the success of the single it is time to record a full album "End of the world".
1968 End of the world / The shepherd and the moon / You always stand in my way / Mister Thomas Mercury P 26 008 Portugal
For all the lyrics of this album, go to Vangelis and Aphrodite's Child lyrics: End of the world
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 The End Of The World -- And Lo I Am With You Always, Even Until The End Of The World.  - Amen
The End Of The World -- And Lo I Am With You Always, Even Until The End Of The World.
are we nearing the End Of The World??
This was before however Jesus died for the sins of the world on the cross.
www.endoftheworld.net   (1822 words)

U.S. invasions are typically facilitated by secrecy, deceit, and lying by presidents and their subordinates in order to deny the public the truth and gain their support for acts that violate international laws and the U.S. Constitution and that kill innocent people.
Perceiving Lumumba as pro-Soviet, the CIA persuaded the head of the army, Mobutu, to overthrow Lumumba (ending parliamentary rule), and when that was accomplished the CIA set out to assassinate Lumumba by poison or to abduct him from the UN soldiers guarding him.
During the nine-month period between December 20, 1998 and the end of September 1999, U.S. and British pilots flew 12,157 combat sorties, dropping 20 million pounds of explosive.
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 It's The End Of The World As We Know It...Again
Yes, even the world, itself will one day stop spinning on its familiar axis and its property value on the open market will plummet.
In the theory favored by those whose idea of the Universe is a small, cramped space consisting primarily of ghosties and ghoulies and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, the world ought to be coming to a screeching halt any day now.
The signs are all there, they say, the omens and portents are in place, the numbers are right and all the USDA prime grade prophecies are coming true.
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 The millennium and end-of-the-world predictions.
"About the time of the end, a body of men will be raised up who will turn their attention to the prophecies, and insist upon their literal interpretation, in the midst of much clamour and opposition.
Children no longer obey their parents, every man wants to write a book, and it is evident that the end of the world is fast approaching.
However I seem to recall that an almost identical message was said to have appeared as graffiti in Pompeii.
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 Alsos: Apocalypse Movies: End of the World Cinema
This book is an extensive survey of apocalyptic cinema, examining films which have end-of-the-world scenarios from the World War II era up to the present.
While movies featuring alien invasions and monsters are included, the book mainly focuses on themes of nuclear disaster including nuclear terrorism, post-bomb worlds, and mutants.
The commentary describes the movies within the socio-cultural contexts of the times when they were made.
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 LiveScience.com - End of the World? Not Likely, Scientists Say
But before there can be heaven on Earth, there will be some "difficult days" which will be like "what a woman goes through in labor just before she brings forth a child," Robertson said.
Alaska is one of the most seismically active regions in the world – experiencing a major earthquake (magnitude 7.0 or greater) almost every year, whereas no earthquakes of more than moderate intensity have occurred within the borders of North Dakota during historical times.
"By several measures, this will end up being the most active storm season on record, it's not just number but also how intense they are," Trenberth said.
www.livescience.com /forcesofnature/051010_end_of_world.html   (836 words)

 End of the world? WORLD END SECRET!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
After that period of peace will come the persecutions of the antichrist, and the Last Judgement at the end of the world.
There is no "arrival of the antichrist" to prepare the world for it's sudden impact.
From this, the following speculation is made: sometime before the year 2005, or at the very end of reign of Pope John Paul II, the comet, or great asteroid, will intersect with the course of the the earth.
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 TIME Magazine: The Bible & The Apocalypse
Since Sept. 11, people from cooler corners of Christianity have begun asking questions about what the Bible has to say about how the world ends, and preachers have answered their questions with sermons they could not have imagined giving a year ago.
And even among more secular Americans, there were some who were primed to see an omen in the smoke of the flaming towers—though it had more to do with their beach reading than with their Bible studies.
A TIME/CNN poll finds that more than one-third of Americans say they are paying more attention now to how the news might relate to the end of the world, and have talked about what the Bible has to say on the subject.
www.time.com /time/covers/1101020701/story.html   (1095 words)

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