postmillennialism
noun Date: 1879 the theological doctrine that the second coming of Christ will occur after the millennium • postmillennialist noun

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  • postmillennialism — [pōst΄mil ə ner′ ē ən iz΄əmpōst΄mə len′ē əliz΄əm] n. the religious doctrine that the second coming of Christ will occur after, not at, the millennium: also postmillenarianism [pōst΄mil ə ner′ ē ən iz΄əm] postmillenarian adj., n. postmillennialist …   English World dictionary

  • Postmillennialism — In Christian eschatology, postmillennialism is an interpretation of chapter 20 of the Book of Revelation which sees Christ s second coming as occurring after (Latin post ) the Millennium , a Golden Age or era of Christian prosperity and dominance …   Wikipedia

  • postmillennialism —    Most Reformation leaders followed the amillenni alism of St. Augustine (354 430), who interpreted the biblical millennium or kingdom of God alle gorically. The kingdom was inaugurated by Christ s ministry, and it continues to exist alongside… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • postmillennialism — postmillennialist, n. /pohst mi len ee euh liz euhm/, n. the doctrine or belief that the second coming of Christ will follow the millennium. [1875 80; POSTMILLENNIAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • postmillennialism — noun An interpretation of the Book of Revelation where Christs second coming will be after the Millennium , a Golden Age or era of prosperity and dominance of the Christianity …   Wiktionary

  • postmillennialism — n. Christian belief that Jesus will return after the millenium …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postmillennialism — noun (among fundamentalist Christians) the doctrine that the Second Coming of Christ will be the culmination of the prophesied millennium of blessedness. Derivatives postmillennialist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • postmillennialism — post·millennialism …   English syllables

  • postmillennialism —  Постмилленаризм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • postmillennialism — post•mil•len•ni•al•ism [[t]ˌpoʊst mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm[/t]] n. rel the doctrine or belief that the second coming of Christ will follow the millennium • Etymology: 1875–80 post mil•len′ni•al•ist, n …   From formal English to slang

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