premillennialism
noun Date: 1848 the view that Christ's return will usher in a future millennium of Messianic rule mentioned in Revelation • premillennialist noun

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  • premillennialism —    Premillennialism is one of three major approaches to eschatology (the doctrine of the last things) in Christian theology. The concept of the millennium, the thousand year reign of peace mentioned in Revelation 20:6 7, is a key to understanding …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • premillennialism — [prē΄mil΄ə ner′ē ən iz΄əmprē΄mi len′ē əliz΄əm] n. the religious doctrine that the second coming of Christ will occur before the millennium: also premillenarianism [prē΄mil΄ə ner′ē ən iz΄əm] premillenarian adj., n. premillennialist n …   English World dictionary

  • Premillennialism — This article is about Premillennialism in Christian eschatology. For other uses, see Millenarianism. Christian eschatology Eschatology views Viewpoints • Preterism …   Wikipedia

  • premillennialism — premillennialist, n. /pree mi len ee euh liz euhm/, n. the doctrine or belief that the Second Coming of Christ will precede the millennium. [1840 50; PREMILLENNIAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • premillennialism — noun A concept in Christian eschatology that the second coming will happen before the millennium …   Wiktionary

  • premillennialism — pre·millennialism …   English syllables

  • premillennialism —  Премилленаризм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • premillennialism — pre•mil•len•ni•al•ism [[t]ˌpri mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm[/t]] n. rel the doctrine or belief that the Second Coming of Christ will precede the millennium • Etymology: 1840–50 pre mil•len′ni•al•ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • premillennialism — /priməˈlɛniəlɪzəm/ (say preemuh leneeuhlizuhm) noun the doctrine or belief that the second coming of Christ will precede the millennium. –premillennialist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • premillennialism — “+ noun Etymology: premillennial + ism : the doctrine that the second coming of Christ precedes and ushers in the millennium opposed to postmillennialism …   Useful english dictionary

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