1: one of the Jewish and Christian writings of 200 B.C. to 150 A.D. marked by pseudonymity, symbolic imagery, and the expectation of an imminent cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil and raises the righteous to life in a messianic kingdom
2: something viewed as a prophetic revelation
3: a great disaster
Whether it's been a subconscious attempt to remind myself that despite the economic recession, current wars and general devastation, life could be worse, the theme of my Чтение recently has been "apocalypse". Bring...