Definition of pareschatology in US English:

pareschatology

noun

  • In the theology of John Hick: the theory or study of the status of human life between physical death and the final state.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in John Hick (b. 1922). From para- + eschatology, after Hellenistic Greek παρέσχατος penultimate.

Pronunciation

pareschatology

/ˌparɛskəˈtɒlədʒi/