Since writing Faith in the Age of AI, I am often asked about the antichrist, the mark of the beast, and the end of time. I always hesitate to answer, because though I am aware of the way many believers in our country emphasize these things, I rarely think about them at all. May I explain why? Much of how we have come to think about the end of time must be read into scripture. A new reader would not likely draw the same conclusions many of us were taught because he would not know to weave together the scattered