Countdown Day 43

For better or worse, eschatology (the theological discipline that thinks about the future and what lies beyond this life) sells millions of books, raises millions of dollars, and influences the domestic and foreign policy of some of the world’s most powerful and militarized nations (the United States and Iran both come to mind). (21)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)