The term Adventist generally refers to someone who believes in the
Second Advent of Jesus(popularly known as the Second coming) in the tradition of the Millerites.
The Adventist family of churches are regarded today as conservative Protestants."Adventist and Sabbatarian (Hebraic) Churches" section (p. 256–276) in Frank S. Mead, Samuel S. Hill and Craig D. Atwood, "Handbook of Denominations in the United States", 12th edn. Nashville: Abingdon Press]
While they hold much in common, their theology differs on whether the
intermediate stateis unconscious sleep or consciousness, whether the ultimate punishment of the wicked is annihilation or eternal torment, the nature of immortality, whether or not the wicked are resurrected, and whether the sanctuary of
* [http://www.tagnet.org/washington/history/millerite.html History of the Millerite Movement] from the "
Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia" 10:892–898, 1976.
* [http://www.wcg.org/lit/aboutus/roots.htm Graphical timeline of major Millerite groups] from the
Worldwide Church of Godofficial website
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Adventism — n. 1. 1 any Christian religion that believes the second coming of Christ is imminent. Syn: Second Adventism [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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Adventism — ☆ Adventism [ad′vən tiz΄əm ] n. the belief that the Second Coming of Christ will occur soon * * * See Adventist. * * * … Universalium
Adventism — ☆ Adventism [ad′vən tiz΄əm ] n. the belief that the Second Coming of Christ will occur soon … English World dictionary
Adventism — noun any Christian religion that believes the second coming of Christ is imminent • Syn: ↑Second Adventism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Adventist • Hypernyms: ↑Christianity, ↑Christian religion • … Useful english dictionary
Adventism — Adventist ► NOUN ▪ a member of a Christian sect emphasizing belief in the imminent second coming of Christ. DERIVATIVES Adventism noun … English terms dictionary
Adventism — noun Date: 1874 1. the doctrine that the second coming of Christ and the end of the world are near at hand 2. the principles and practices of Seventh Day Adventists • Adventist adjective or noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
ADVENTISM — the BELIEF that CHRIST S return is imminent and will inaugurate a MILLENNIAL KINGDOM. Throughout Christian history various Adventist groups have arisen in the nineteenth century, however, they flourished in America as the result of the… … Concise dictionary of Religion
adventism — ad·vent·ism … English syllables