Q. 1. What does the word "apocalypse" mean?
A. 1. The word "apocalypse" comes from the verg "apokalypto," which means to reveal. The last book in the Bible was given the name "the Book of Revelation."
The Apocalypse is considered to belong to a class of literature that deals with eschatological subjects. "Eschatology" is the branch of systematic theology which deals with the doctrines of the last things.
So in summary, an apocalypse is considered to be a revelation or a prophecy about the ultimate divine purpose. It is associated with the end of the world, when Godís final purpose will be revealed.