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For the End of Time

For the End of Time

The Story of the Messiaen Quartet

  • Author: Rebecca Rischin
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • ISBN: 9780801472978
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 175
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Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was one of the great composers of the twentieth century. The premiere of the French composer's "Quartet for the End of Time on January 15, 1941 at -4 degrees Fahrenheit in Stalag VIIIA, a Nazi prison camp, has been called one of the great stories of twentieth century music.

The End of Time

The End of Time

The Next Revolution in Physics

  • Author: Julian Barbour
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780195145922
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 374
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In a revolutionary new book, a theoretical physicist attacks the foundations of modern scientific theory, including the notion of time, as he shares evidence of a timeless universe, sheds light on the dichotomy between classical and quantum physics, and offers insight into some of the mysteries of modern science. Reprint.

Prophecy, Alchemy, and the End of Time

Prophecy, Alchemy, and the End of Time

John of Rupecissa in the Late Middle Ages

  • Author: Leah DeVun
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 023114539X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 272
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In the middle of the fourteenth century, the Franciscan friar John of Rupescissa sent a dramatic warning to his followers: the end times were coming; the apocalypse was near. Rupescissa's teachings were unique in his era. He claimed that knowledge of the natural world, and alchemy in particular, could act as a defense against the calamity of the last days. He treated alchemy as medicine (his work was the conceptual forerunner of pharmacology), and reflected emerging technologies and views that sought to combat famine, plague, religious persecution, and war. In order to understand scientific knowledge as it is today, Leah DeVun asks that we revisit the Black Death, the Hundred Years' War, and the Avignon Papacy through Rupescissa's eyes. The advances he pioneered, along with the exciting strides made by his contemporaries, shed critical light on future developments in medicine, pharmacology, and chemistry.

The End of Time

The End of Time

A Meditation on the Philosophy of History

  • Author: Josef Pieper
  • Publisher: Ignatius Press
  • ISBN: 0898707269
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 161
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This is a work of rare prophetic brilliance by Josef Pieper, one of this century's most profound and lucid expositors of the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. This book was written to throw light on an ancient question that has vexed and tormented many. What is the nature of "The End" toward which, even now, the world and men are moving? No writer of our time is better equipped to answer that question than Pieper. He provides the most rigorous and sustained philosophical analysis, anchored to "the primeval rock of theological pronouncement," in order precisely to understand the finalities of time and history.

The End of Time

The End of Time

The book is a story of what the end of time will be like as it's soon at hand.

  • Author: Omar Mahmoud
  • Publisher: Author House
  • ISBN: 1438913834
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 60
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The End of time will come all of a sudden. The holy Qur’an tells us that it will appear to people as if they have tarried a single evening on Earth. The knowledge of the final Hour is with the Almighty God alone. When the Hour comes the moon would be cleft asunder. The serious question at this stage is how prepared are we for the final Hour; the exact timing of it, as mentioned already, is only known to the Almighty God, the most exalted and has not reveal it to any one. Mass production and mass organisation have blinded mankind, societies and nations. Mankind has become so engrossed in material things to the extent that they take no notice of the signs of the final Hour that are now evident every where. Instead mankind has chosen to waste precious time in ephemeral things. A brave soldier, who left his sword behind in his house and went out to fight with the scabbard: Indeed, any one who forgets the Day of meeting with his or her creator, will go empty handed into the Eternal Home and face the wrath of God on the Judgement Day.

The End of Time

The End of Time

  • Author: Randall Towe
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1411638468
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 208
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The darkness comes because it always does. Now its time has come again. The endless struggle between the forces of light and darkness wage on as one man's obsession to uncover the truth and save his long lost love, bring him face to face with the powers of creation. A quest that will test his strength of will, defy his sense of reality and decide the fate of the world. With billions of lives hanging in the balance, failure is not an option as the battle against the forces of evil begins. A war to prevent the holocaust that will send mankind back to the stone ages and enslave the world in darkness forever.

Bede and the End of Time

Bede and the End of Time

  • Author: Peter Darby
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317175816
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 276
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Bede (c. 673-735) was the leading intellectual figure of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and his writings had a profound influence on the development of English Christian thought. Among the many issues he wrote about, eschatology - the study of the day of judgment and the end of time - was a recurring theme. Whilst recent research has furthered our knowledge of this subject in the later Middle Ages, Dr Darby's book provides the first comprehensive analysis of Bede's eschatological thought and its impact upon the Anglo-Saxon period. Taking account of Bede's beliefs about the end of time, this book offers sophisticated insights into his life, his works and the role that eschatological thought played in Anglo-Saxon society. Close attention is given to the historical setting of each source text consulted, and original insights are advanced regarding the chronological sequence of Bede's writings. The book reveals that Bede's ideas about time changed over the course of his career, and it shows how Bede established himself as the foremost expert in eschatology of his age. The eight chapters of this book are organised into three main thematic groups: the world ages framework, Bede's eschatological vision and Bede's eschatological perspective. It will be of interest to those studying early medieval history, theology or literature as well as anyone with a particular interest in Bede and Anglo-Saxon England.

The End of Time

The End of Time

  • Author: James Rozhon
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595257798
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 260
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Jack Collins family is all here in the first of a two-part story. Jack, his wife, Nikki, their son Brian and their two daughters, Melodie and Dora. The case is simple. And friend, Charlie LaChance has found something that cost him his life. What is it and why did someone go through great lengths to show his death as a drug overdose? The answer is simple, but in finding the answer to this puzzle, it will cost someone in Jack's family their life. This story deals with that death. The sequel, will tell what happens to the survivors.

A Professor at the End of Time

A Professor at the End of Time

The Work and Future of the Professoriate

  • Author: John Best
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • ISBN: 0813585945
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 270
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A Professor at the End of Time tells one professor’s story in the context of the rapid reconfiguration of higher education going on now, and analyzes what the job included before the supernova of technological innovation, the general influx of less-well-prepared students, and the diminution of state and federal support wrought wholesale changes on the profession.

THE END OF TIME

THE END OF TIME

  • Author: Melvin Fechter
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1312200405
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 314
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COME VISIT the future with me. The Brotherhood of Jesus Christ - a new Christian One True Faith - becomes the dominant religion in an impoverished America. Watch as its founder, the Reverend John Sand Forrester, attains a Constitutional Amendment declaring the United States a Christian nation. Jewry once again becomes the scapegoat of a nation rife with unemployment. Watch as Forrester seeks to drive Jews from the nation. See his dismay as his daughter Susan falls in love with a young Jewish scientist - one whose experiments tamper with the very soul of man. Watch Islam attain supremacy throughout the world except in America and Israel, and as Islam vies with Forrester for domination in America. Follow Al Mahdi, reincarnated after fourteen centuries, as he brings mankind to the End of Time, foretold both in the Bible and the Qur'an.