One Historical Timeline
Two different perspectives, that are now merging.
(Talmud Avoda Zara 9b)
No direction and purpose
Work with the World to prepare for Moshiach
Moshiach can come
An era of tranquility
Another Historical Timeline
A more generalist view of history,
Considering all the time until the Coming of Moshiach as "Exile"
The Messianic Age is part of "This World" (עולם הזה / Olam Hazeh)
The "Resurrection of the Dead" and the Seventh Millennium are both part of the "Next World" (עולם הבא / Olam Haba)
3 Types of "Exile"
And how to feature throughout the Exile period.