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date: 22 May 2022

Millennialism and Apocalypticism. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Timothy P. WeberTimothy P. Weber

The Bible contains prophecies about a future golden age and the cataclysmic end of the world. Some of these texts are apocalyptic (from the Greek “to reveal” or “uncover”) visions of impending disaster and divine rescue (Daniel, Ezekiel, Revelation). In the New Testament, such texts include the Second Coming of Christ (Matthew 24 and Mark 13, for example) and Christ's millennial (from the Latin ... ...

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