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The Apocalyptic worldview as told through the writers of the Bible is illustrated as possessing great revelations of Gods mystery through the media of angels It is a time where cosmic transformations will occur as well as the judgment of all souls In general synopses the apocalypses are of a two-type form the historical apocalypse and the apocalypse of Abraham The first is illustrated in the book of Revelations as well as Daniel This type of apocalypse deals with a large historical manner The ending of the world is preceded by catastrophic occurrences There is a hope of salvation through the restoration of Israel however the transition into a new different world ie heaven is greatly emphasized In the second that of Abraham a visionary exists guided by angels or angelic forms It ascends to the Heavens above where along its ascension experience the visions of the abodes of those deceased The Apocalyptic worldview is illustrated through the gospel of Mark and Pauls letters In Marks Gospel predictions are made concerning politics natural disaster as well as the persecution of all people All of these occurrences are the pathway that leads to the return of the son of man Marks apocalypse revelation is often referred to as the synoptic writings Marks writing encompasses images from the Jewish apocalyptic writings which is persecution literature In Pauls letters there is a more consoling tone than that of Marks Gospel He incorporates the idea that the dead have been snatched from this life as well as the idea that nothing of this world can touch those of the deceased However it is not quite clear as to whether or not the risen Christians will live in splendor on Earth with the Lord or ascend to Heaven Where they will exist for all eternity 4 The Gospel of Mark and the Gospel of Matthew tell the same
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