noun Date: circa 1841 millenarian

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Millennialist — Mil*len ni*al*ist, n. One who believes that Christ will reign personally on earth a thousand years; a Chiliast; also, a believer in the universal prevalence of Christianity for a long period. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • millennialist — See millennial. * * * …   Universalium

  • millennialist — noun A believer in millennialism …   Wiktionary

  • millennialist — mil·len·ni·al·ist …   English syllables

  • millennialist —  Миллениалист …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • millennialist — lə̇st noun ( s) : millenarian * * * millennˈialist noun A believer in the millennium • • • Main Entry: ↑millennium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Millennialist movement — Millenialist movements have frequently been found through history among people who rally around often apocalyptic religious prophecies that predict a return to power, the defeat of enemies, and/or the accumulation of wealth. These movements have… …   Wikipedia

  • post-millennialist — post millennˈialist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑post …   Useful english dictionary

  • millennialism — millennialist, n. /mi len ee euh liz euhm/, n. a belief in the millennium. Also called millenarianism /mil euh nair ee euh niz euhm/. [1905 10; MILLENNIAL + ISM] * * * or millenarianism Belief in the millennium of Christian prophecy (Revelation… …   Universalium

  • Nongqawuse — (right) with fellow prophetess, Nonkosi Nongqawuse (c. 1840s – 1898) was the Xhosa prophetess whose prophecies led to a millennialist movement that culminated in the Xhosa cattle killing crisis of 1856–1857, in what is now the Eastern Cape… …   Wikipedia

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