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End of Time

Mayans Not Worried About Mayan 'Prophecy'

Tony Phillips | Posted 09.17.2011 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

One ponders and one fears. But should one instead welcome the impending terminus of all our journeys? Ought we to embrace the arrival of comets and sun blasts and tsunamis and volcanoes and earthquakes, snakes and John Cusack's worst role in decades?

Enraptured By Joy

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Dr. Susan Corso

What is it about Christians that seems to want the Rapture? Has Christianity become so craven that those who are mired in the swamp of it can't wait to get out? That makes me sad because that's not what Christianity is, not by any stretch.

What's Real About The Rapture?

John R. Coats | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
John R. Coats

Around 1830 John Nelson Darby, having selected scripture passages from Daniel, Revelation, 1 and 2 Thessalonians and elsewhere, pasted them together, called them a whole, and invented the Rapture, a word not found in the Bible.

Needed: Christians Thinking Differently About the Future

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

We could see in the coming years the emergence of a new kind of eschatology -- fresh, different, wiser biblically, more mature theologically, and more responsible ethically.