Archive: March 18, 2007 - March 24, 2007
The world is a beautiful and wondrous place. To think of the ultimateness of its end requires a fearsome act of imagination.
By James Anderson | March 23, 2007; 10:51 AM ET | Comments (14)
The idea that “the end of the world” is the consummation of a divine plan for the earth is due to a bad translation in the King James Version of the Bible.
By John Dominic Crossan | March 23, 2007; 9:37 AM ET | Comments (43)
Not to believe that there will be a time for the reckoning of all accounts, for the consummation of history as we know it, is not to believe in a just God.
By Charles "Chuck" Colson | March 23, 2007; 8:40 AM ET | Comments (62)
The idea that we are living in the latter period of the world’s history is a repeated theme in Mormon doctrine.
By Michael Otterson | March 23, 2007; 7:16 AM ET | Comments (187)
I’ve wondered if the phenomenon of global warming will bring on the kind of apocalypticism described in the book of Revelation.
By Randall Balmer | March 22, 2007; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (33)
Which position I favor varies from day to day depending on my own psyche and what I read in the morning newspaper.
By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. | March 22, 2007; 9:53 AM ET | Comments (39)
The "world" will not end. It will be transformed, even re-created.
By Cal Thomas | March 22, 2007; 8:09 AM ET | Comments (98)
I see no harm in adding a touch of religious imagery to science.
By Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo | March 22, 2007; 7:37 AM ET | Comments (11)
We had better do as well as we can, and behave as morally and ethically as we can, and not worry about the end of the world.
By Julia Neuberger | March 21, 2007; 8:43 AM ET | Comments (15)
The idea that to get salvation you need to go to heaven -- rather than that salvation is a gift which comes from heaven to embrace earth -- results in misreadings of key texts.
By Nicholas T. Wright | March 21, 2007; 7:39 AM ET | Comments (59)
Is there any greater violation of the American spirit and the human ethic than to spit on the heritage that somebody considers precious?
By Eboo Patel | March 20, 2007; 9:41 AM ET | Comments (266)
What gets called discrimination is much more likely a matter of individual bias.
By Gustav Niebuhr | March 19, 2007; 4:50 PM ET | Comments (31)