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Attempts to shoehorn historical events into being a version of the End Times usually fail because we are still here and Christians have never been teleported away in the rapture. Eschatology is the academic study of the End Times.
The Jehovah's Witnesses have been kind and diligent enough to compute the exact year of the Parousia. Their Watchtower Society's first calculation was slightly off, computing it to be 1874.
The whole belief system is often characterised by those who do not hold it, or who have abandoned it, as a mass paranoid delusion, full of ideas of reference that supposedly reveal the secret and sinister meaning that links unrelated events.
The Antichrist has as his allies the Beast and the Whore of Babylon, mysterious figures who run an apostate church or false religion.This specific prophecy has required revision, but the idea of a Revived Roman Empire remains.The Antichrist was supposed to be the dictatorial leader of a "one world government".At some point after his appearance, a large number of Jews would convert to Christianity and preach the gospel after the Christians had been removed by the Rapture.Believers in the system therefore scanned the headlines wondering if various world leaders might be the Antichrist, and wondering whether Mideast violence might be a sign of Armageddon.
The movement has strained relationships with conservative U. governments and the government of Israel, as some Jews think American Christians' supposed support of Israel is merely a cover for their hope of the destruction of Judaism during the end times.