April 7 - Ideas vary greatly Built in Eschatology is a...

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April 7, 2008 Eschatology – the religious teachings of how things will end Is not based on data Your conception of what happens after death is on belief Eschatology is a fantasy, or a thought Based on religious texts often But those texts themselves have this nature The purpose of Eschatology is to provide hope that things will get better Where problem begins … people have different ideas why the world is imperfect
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Unformatted text preview: Ideas vary greatly Built in Eschatology is a despair in the sense you can not do anything but there is a hope that it will eventually be fixed The expectations were more widely believed There was not data but was more of a powerful wish which transformed into an expectation...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course HIS 390 taught by Professor Goldenberg during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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