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Posted by on May 18, 2011 in The Voice Box | 2 comments

Word of the Week

by Melissa Wimbish

I’m just now hearing the news about Judgment Day on May 21st. How long has this date been set? I didn’t see it marked in my Google holidays so…does this mean I should just stop practicing?

apocalypse – any of a number of anonymous Jewish or Christian texts from around the second century b.c. to the second century a.d. containing prophetic or symbolic visions, especially of the imminent destruction of the world and the salvation of the righteous. Great or total devastation; doom. A prophetic disclosure, a revelation (Definition provided by Merriam-Webster Online)

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  1. Thank you for the definition. I would definitely keep practicing cause during the ascension of the righteous those of us staying behind might need some Wagner Die Valkiire as mood music.

  2. The one more definition to this word – apocalypse.
    1 the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the apostle
    2 The revelation delivered to St. John, in the isle of Patmos, near the close of the first century, forming the last book of the New Testament.
    3 One of a numerous class of writings proceeding from Jewish authors between 250 b. c. and 150 a. d., and designed to propagate the Jewish faith or to cheer the hearts of the Jewish people with the promise of deliverance and glory; or proceeding from Christian authors of the opening centuries and designed to portray the future.

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