05 November 2004

Word for the Day

eschatology · "es-k&-'tä-l&-ji · noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -gies
1 : a branch of theology concerned with the final events in the history of the world or of mankind;
2 : a belief concerning death, the end of the world, or the ultimate destiny of mankind; --sometimes specifically : any of various Christian doctrines concerning the Second Coming, the resurrection of the dead, or the Last Judgment

Etymology: Greek eschatos last, farthest

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