Apocalypticism is the religious belief, that there will be an apocalypse, a term which originally referred to a revelation of God’s will, but now usually refers to belief that the world will come to an end time very soon, even within one’s own lifetime. Domesday Book When William the Conqueror, initiated a census of his conquered land, the “Domesday Book”, as it was called, was interpreted by the many of the English as being the “Book of Life” written of in Revelations.
The belief was that when the book was completed, the end of the world would come. Mayan calendar 2012 The 2012 doomsday prediction is a present-day cultural meme proposing that cataclysmic and apocalyptic events will occur in the year 2012. This idea has been disseminated by numerous books, Internet sites and by TV documentaries. The forecast is based primarily on what is claimed to be the end-date of the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, which is presented as lasting 5,125 years and as terminating on December 21 or 23, 2012, along with interpretations of assorted legends, scriptures, numerological constructions and prophecies.
- The Prophecies of Ronald Weinland
- The Book of Daniel
- Apocalypse of John
- The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse