Our favorite local scribe on the topic of faith and morals offer his perspective on the history of the last book in the Christian New Testament in a worthwhile review.
Accordingly, given the recent global plague and the rise of more nuclear super powers, the author notes that Armageddon of some kind seems more likely nowadays . . .
"But we now are in an era when -- like the early 1980s, when nuclear annihilation seemed possible, if not probable -- some sort of apocalypse (in this case meaning a dramatic conclusion to life as we know it) also seems not a wildly wrong idea."
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The book of Revelation, the final one in the New Testament, has been argued about and caused considerable trouble (as well as insight) since it was written in roughly the year 100 C.E. by someone named John of Patmos (a...