The twentieth century, however, saw the rise of phenomena that placed eschatology back at the forefront of religious thought. From the rapid expansion of fundamentalist forms of Christianity, with their focus on the end times, to the proliferation of apocalyptic new religious movements, to the recent and very public debates about suicide, martyrdom, and paradise in Islam, interest in eschatology is once again on the rise.
In addition to its popular resurgence, in recent years some of the world's most important theologians have returned eschatology to its former position of prominence. Christianity , death , judgment , afterlife , eschatology , fundamentalism , suicide , martyrdom , Islam.
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This book provides an important critical survey of eschatology from a variety of perspectives—biblical, historical, theological, philosophical, and cultural. linawycatuzy.gq: The Oxford Handbook of Eschatology (Oxford Handbooks) ( ): Jerry L. Walls: Books.
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