One of a numerous class of writings proceeding from Jewish authors between 250 b. c. and 150 a. d., and designed to propagate the Jewish faith or to cheer the hearts of the Jewish people with the promise of deliverance and glory; or proceeding from Christian authors of the opening centuries and designed to portray the future.
Specifically, the revelation delivered to St. John, in the isle of Patmos, near the close of the first century, forming the last book of the New Testament (called Revelation or the Apocalypse).
Anything viewed as a revelation, especially one that is highly significant for the person receiving it; a disclosure. Often used of a realization or revelation that changes a person's goals or style of life.
the final battle between good and evil, as foreseen in Saint John's Apocalypse; the time when God conquers the powers of evil, attended by cataclysmic cosmic events, and sometimes thought of as the end of the world; an Armageddon.
"A genre of revelatory literature with a narrative framework, in which a revelation is mediated by an otherworldly being to a human recipient, disclosing a transcendent reality which is both temporal, insofar as it envisages eschatological salvation, and spatial insofar as it involves another, supernatural world" ( AI
The Unveiling, the REVELATION. Biblical Antithesis of the book of GENESIS.
events in the early part of the 21st century that included invasions from other dimensions, widespread destruction, and the decrease in Earth's population to about 3 billion. EVIL is somewhat credited with these events.
From the Greek, APOKALYPSIS, meaning "revelation or unveiling," as used in Rev. 1:1. The New Testament book of Revelation is frequently referred to as the Apocalypse.
unveiling; a synonym for revelation
1.a. Abbr. Apoc. Bible. The Book of Revelation. 1.b. Any of a number of anonymous Jewish or Christian texts from around the second century B.C. to the second century A.D. containing prophetic or symbolic visions, especially of the imminent destruction of the world and the salvation of the righteous. 2. Great or total devastation; doom: the apocalypse of nuclear war. 3. A prophetic disclosure; a revelation.
a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil
the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the apostle
a pseudonymous piece of writing characterized by exaggerated symbolic imagery, usually dealing with the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm wherein the deity destroys the wicked and rewards the righteous
events leading up to and culminating in the Last Judgement, as described in the Biblical Book of Revelations
Actually meaning "unveiling" or "revelation," this word is frequently used to describe the end of the world as we know it. Though many apocalyptic scenarios depict a terrifying, destructive end, some are rather gentle, having to do with the enlightenment of the human race or the dawning of a New Age. This term is also used to refer to the Book of Revelation.
The Book of Revelation, the last book of the New Testament, in which are narrated the visions of the future experienced by Saint John the Evangelist on the island of Patmos.
volume containing the Book of Revelations from the Bible, detailing the last days of the world and the Last Judgement
Prophetic New Testament book written by the Apostle John. The final book of the Bible, also known as Revelations.
(adj. apocalyptic; Greek for "revelation") An "unveiling" of something hidden; apocalyptic literature is a genre of literature (attested in Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions) in which the author claims to reveal the future and to show how the divine plan will be worked out in history, often expressing it in vivid symbolism; the final book of the Christian New Testament is sometimes called (in accord with its Greek title) "the Apocalypse" (it is also known as "the book of Revelation"). See Part 3, Chapter 17.
From the Greek word meaning â€œunveilingâ€ or â€œrevelationâ€. In Christian doctrine it refers to the unveiling of Jesus Christ as King and Lord that will occur at the end of time at the Parousia, the Second Coming.
Apocalypse is a progressive rock band from Brazil that plays symphonic rock with strong keyboard orientation. Many influences can be noticed among their discography, but Genesis, Yes, ELP, Pink Floyd, Rush and Marillion are the most present.