- Beliefs about the ‘last things’ and a religious end (and judgement) to the world. They form a significant part of the Judaeo-Christian tradition and tend to be stressed most strongly by fundamentalist and sectarian-especially Adventist-movements. The term is also applied analogically to political and catastrophe-linked movements such as the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. See also millenarianism.
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