Eschatology Definition

ĕskə-tŏlə-jē
noun
The branch of theology dealing with last things, such as death, immortality, resurrection, judgment, and the end of the world.
Webster's New World
The doctrines concerning these.
Webster's New World
A belief or a doctrine concerning the ultimate or final things, such as death, the destiny of humanity, the Second Coming, or the Last Judgment.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Eschatology

Noun

Singular:
eschatology
Plural:
eschatologies

Origin of Eschatology

  • From Ancient Greek ἔσχατον (eskhaton) -neuter of ἔσχατος (eskhatos, “last”)- + -logy.

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek eskhatos last eghs in Indo-European roots –logy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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