Those chill forests, quietly throbbing with ancient vitality, seemed to refute the firmest eschatological convictions.
-- Tom Robbins, Skinny legs and all
He's first seen running in a panic that resembles Tom Cruise in "The Firm" but that turns out to be a flash-forward, projecting the viewer into a crisis that is part sci-fi apocalypse, part eschatological reverie and part movie-musical.
-- Armond White, "Black Sheep Vs. Black Swan," http://www.nypress.com, November, 2010
Eschatological is built from the Greek roots eschatos, "last, furthest, remote," and logia, "a speaking" (in a certain manner). In theology, the study of the four last things: death, judgment, heaven, hell.