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rapture

A state of great joy, delight, or ecstasy.
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In the Rapture, cutting-edge direct-injection turbocharged powertrain technology and advanced underbody aerodynamics contribute to a unique package with electrifying performance."
ATTENTION TO DETAIL: Luke Jenner EUPHORIC COMEBACK: The Rapture
Coming back to DFA after Universal released them from a four-album contract, The Rapture returns to the label like prodigal sons, having undergone the spiritual bankruptcy of signing to a major, only to come back repentant, with their hearts on their sleeves and a fully-completed album in the can.
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): US preacher Harold Camping, who gained international fame with his prediction that the Rapture would come at 6 p.m.
And TV scientist Prof Brian Cox jokily tweeted: "We should all pretend the rapture is happening so that when Harold Camping gets left behind he'll be livid."
Harold Camping, leader of Family Radio Worldwide, claimed to have calculated the time and date of 'the rapture' by adding up numbers in the Bible.
Eternal Earth-Bound Pets USA is one of many growing internet-based services that will take care of your pets "lest the Rapture take you." It's funny, it's weird and best of all ...
Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America.
[3] In this article, my aim is to trace the development of rapture films from the 1940s to the present day, focusing in particular on the place of the Left Behind series within the development of the rapture film genre.
Those ascending to heaven during the rapture, of course, will not need this advice, but the Jewish authors are concerned about their fellow religionists and the rest of us.
I carefully read Marshall Breger's column ("Learning to Love Evangelicals," March/ April 2009) and found no mention of the Rapture. Evangelical Christians believe that, after the second coming of Christ, all Jews must convert to Christianity or else.