Rapturing books: Read more on the end times

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Recommended resources on the end of the world, the Second Coming, and eschatology:

Rapturing books: Read more on the end times

By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
Recommended resources on the end of the world, the Second Coming, and eschatology:

Reading jesus: A writer’s Encounter with the Gospels

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By Mary Gordon (Pantheon, 2009)

In case of Rapture, don't get fooled: Debunking end-time myths

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Joyce Donahue first became aware of the popularity of the Rapture belief among Catholics a few years ago when a catechist at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Hampshire, Illinois told her about "all the wonderful things he was teaching his seventh-grade class about the Rapture."

In case of Rapture, don't get fooled: Debunking end-time myths

By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
Joyce Donahue first became aware of the popularity of the Rapture belief among Catholics a few years ago when a catechist at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Hampshire, Illinois told her about "all the wonderful things he was teaching his seventh-grade class about the Rapture."

Ready or not, here I come...again: Catholics on the second coming

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From disaster movies to fundamentalist techno-thrillers, Americans are fascinated with scary end-of-the-world scenarios. So what are Catholics, who in every Mass profess belief in the Second Coming, to make of that?

Along with oceans flooding over Himalayan peaks, the aircraft carrier U.S.S. John F. Kennedy crashing into the White House, and the statue of Christ the Redeemer crumbling high above Rio de Janeiro, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome is one of the show-stopping sights of the just-released blockbuster movie 2012.


Ready or not, here I come...again: Catholics on the second coming

By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Scripture and Theology
From disaster movies to fundamentalist techno-thrillers, Americans are fascinated with scary end-of-the-world scenarios. So what are Catholics, who in every Mass profess belief in the Second Coming, to make of that?

Along with oceans flooding over Himalayan peaks, the aircraft carrier U.S.S. John F. Kennedy crashing into the White House, and the statue of Christ the Redeemer crumbling high above Rio de Janeiro, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome is one of the show-stopping sights of the just-released blockbuster movie 2012.


Who were the prophets?

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Article Scripture and Theology
The art of prophecy is very difficult," Mark Twain once said, "especially with respect to the future." Surprisingly, Twain's words pretty much describe biblical prophecy.

No forgiveness, no future: An interview with Archbishop Desmund Tutu

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In an interview from our archives (August 2000), Archbishop Desmond Tutu shares the lessons learned from chairing South Africa's Turth and Reconciliation Commission.

What are the synoptic gospels?

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You may have listened to a gospel story, and, while it sounded familiar, you could have sworn you heard it differently before. Perhaps there was a detail you had never noticed. Or maybe the whole story, while recognizable, was not how you remembered it. Don't worry. Your memory is not faulty.


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