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Default Not the End Times: The Tea Party Times

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Americans are being held hostage by the Tea Party. It is time for responsible leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives to end this hostage crisis abandon policies meant to cause an American apocalypse.

Bachmann: We're Living In The End Times

Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) believes that we're living in the End Times -- and she claims to have proof. In an interview Saturday with Jan Mark...

Jesus Will Rapture the Church Out of Absurdity

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 10.12.2013 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

I think I'm starting to believe in the rapture again. Not the one where the church gets sucked up into midair right before the Beast starts barcoding everyone's faces, but one where we, the Body of Christ, are finally being lifted out of this morass of fundamentalist absurdity.

Televangelist Says Security Cameras Are Sign Of The Antichrist

Posted 05.09.2013 | Religion

A controversial but influential televangelist does not like the idea of expanding security camera surveillance because it may signal the End Times. ...

The Second Coming

Jerry Adler | Posted 06.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

And just in case it's not the end, If we've got more time, it Seems like God might recommend We not f*** up the climate.

Ever Seen A Real Miracle?

Christine Wicker | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Christine Wicker

They asked about the preacher's affairs. About the money he made. They asked if Donna Johnson, the woman who considered the preacher her stepdad, had forgiven him. But what they really wanted to know was had she ever seen a miracle that she believed was real?

10 Observations About Jehovah's Witnesses And The Book Of Revelation

Michael Gilmour | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Despite wide circulation of their scripture, few nonmembers ever see the Watch Tower Bible and its commentary because of the organization's reclusive nature.

A Messiah Born Is Trouble

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Thomas M. Kostigen

No matter religious or scientific End Times, the world is said to end in fire. And of all the signs that get things rolling toward those days of end, a new world leader, or messiah, being born is the biggest.

2013: When the Apocalypse Doesn't Arrive

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

This archetype shows up consistently throughout history and compels human beings to believe that a huge shift or monumental transition is about to happen. In reality, the grand utopian visions and doomsday scenarios, so far at least, have never really come to pass.

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Trying To Make Sense Of God's Judgment

John Backman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Religion
John Backman

Bible readings in November are drag us unremittingly through the Book of Revelation. Much of the book's wild symbolism portrays God's vengeance upon evil. It's pretty horrible reading for postmodern folks like us. Can we scrap it and just feel the love?

Ahmadinejad And The Mahdi

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 01.20.2013 | Religion
Thomas M. Kostigen

The President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is looking to acquire nuclear weapons for more than political purposes; he believes in a radical religious End Times prophecy.

Signs That The End Is Near: Mark 13:1-8

Rev. Adam J. Copeland | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. Adam J. Copeland

For those who believe God's Spirit does work in the world through signs and miracles, tragedies can function as intellectual puzzles, but they should never stop us from responding with heart, head and hands.

'Hellbound?' And The Simulation Of Divine Violence As An Obstacle To Peace

Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Religion
Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D.

On a practical peacebuilding level, where pseudo-religious loyalties are a factor, the film deftly underscores the influence of shallow, self-serving, destructive End Times ideologies on one's behavior.

Galactic Time Keepers

Jay Tavare | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Jay Tavare

Ultimately, we do play a part in our own destiny, for destiny only takes us half way. The rest we have to walk ourselves.

Revelation: Who Likes It, And Who Doesn't

Greg Carey | Posted 04.14.2012 | Religion
Greg Carey

Revelation reveals what it means to worship God and Christ. It challenges believers to faithful living in the midst of cultural pressure to compromise.

Top 10 Myths About 2012

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 03.05.2012 | Religion
Mitch Horowitz

The ancient Mayan people maintained a complex system of calendars, which ended with this year, 2012. This anomaly has caused many to wonder whether the great calendar-makers foresaw an apocalypse in our era. The truth is more complex.

Is The 2012 Apocalypse Real?

Jason Boyett | Posted 03.04.2012 | Religion
Jason Boyett

Now that it's actually 2012, the year in which those fictional events supposedly were to have taken place, you may be wondering: Is the Mayan calendar a real thing? Were we warned? Is 2012 the end of the world?

What Does The Book Of Revelation Really Mean?

Greg Carey | Posted 03.02.2012 | Religion
Greg Carey

No academic interpreter of Revelation understands the book as a roadmap for the future. Instead, Revelation originally spoke to the conditions of its own time and place.

The End Times

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The culture of moneyed interests, war and techno-diversion, which is global in scope, is killing us at the same time that its media apologists reassure us that everything is fine and under control.

Infallible Israel

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Ariel Gonzalez

Israel is no more. Its cities lay in ruins, its people wallow in oppression. All signs of Jewish presence in the Holy Land are being eradicated: synag...

Enraptured Politics

Paul Stoller | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Paul Stoller

If you think that these kinds of apocalyptic beliefs are "primitive" or "far-fetched," think again. Americans seem to have a deep hunger for reading material about the End Times Rapture.

Harold Camping Reveals Latest Rapture Prediction

Posted 07.24.2011 | Religion

Harold Camping, the fringe religious leader who predicted that the rapture would take place last Saturday, has been explaining why we're all still her...

An Open Letter To Harold Camping

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

I have to say, both on Sept. 6, 1994 and on May 21, 2011, I feel like you did something that was not so great. In fact, I'll say it was pretty awful.

The Real Apocalypse, And How To Avoid It

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

People of good faith can make common cause against apocalypse. Regardless of our view of ultimate reality, we can accept the world as science finds it and take responsibility for stewarding it.