Origin of chiliasm
OTHER WORDS FROM chiliasmchil·i·ast [kil-ee-ast], /ˈkɪl iˌæst/, nounchil·i·as·tic, adjective
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How to use chiliasm in a sentence
The Alexandrian theology strengthened this movement against chiliasm.
It was only in the course of the third century that chiliasm was almost completely ousted in the East.
In this sense the extirpation or decay of chiliasm is perhaps the most momentous fact in the history of Christianity in the East.
On the other hand the learned bishops of the East in the third century used their utmost efforts to combat and extirpate chiliasm.
Chiliasm as a power was broken up by speculative mysticism and on that account very much later in the West than in the East.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack