Definition of pareschatology in English:

pareschatology

Pronunciation /ˌparɛskəˈtɒlədʒi/

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.