Posts Tagged ‘Last days’

What Jesus Really Said About the End of the World

In 14 Book Corner on 2014/02/13 at 12:00 AM

Have you ever met a serious Christian who was not at least somewhat interested in the end of the world? I have not.

And fascination with this topic is not reserved to Christians, as witnessed by the recent brouhaha over the supposed prediction of the Mayan calendar of the end of the world in December of last year.

But here we still are — all but those who have already exited this world in the traditional way to meet their Maker.

Now, David B. Currie, author of “Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic” and popular speaker on Catholic radio and television, tackles this much misunderstood topic in his book “What Jesus Really Said About ‘The End of the World,'” published by Catholic Answers.

Currie’s aim is not only to properly interpret Jesus’ mysterious words about the end times (which he does with almost excruciating investigation), but also to refute the notion that Jesus falsely predicted when they would occur.

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Fr. John McCloskey