Editorial: The return of apocalypticism -- Part 1. Apocalypticism in the Bible -- Biblical apocalyptic, or 'it won't always be like the!' / Jürgen Ebach -- The early Jewish origins of apocalyptic / Veronika Bachmann -- Revelation as a model for times of crisis / Xavier Alegre Santamaría, SJ -- Part 2. Apocalyptic and the present crisis: approaches from systematic theology -- Are the only true atheists actually theologians? / Colby Dickenson -- God in opposition: the value of a critique of apocalyptic reason / Gregor Taxacher -- Eschatology and apocalypse in post-modern times / Carols Mendoza-Álvarez, OP -- Part 3. The return of apocalypticism: voices from different world regions -- Apocalyptic and global crisis / Joaquín García Roca -- Appropriate contemporary forms of apocalyptic / Ernst M. Conradie 00 (post) apocalyptic reflections from 'ground zero' / Danial Franklin Pilario, CM -- 'Superflat' apocalypticism in the Internet age / Lorenzo Ditommaso -- Part 4. Theological forum: World War I -- Catholic theology in Germany and the outbreak of World War I / Luci Scherzbert and August H. Leugers0Scherzberg -- The Balkan churches and World War I / Ivo Banac -- 'Useless slaughter' : Benedict XV and World War I / John Pollard.