Origin of chiliasm
Examples from the Web for chiliastic
Indeed, Russia had become a dangerous compound of medieval authoritarianism combined with a chiliastic Marxist-Leninist ideology.
The discussion in which he vanquishes the Chiliastic concept is a model of contraversial method.The Transformation of Early Christianity from an Eschatological to a Socialized Movement|Lyford Paterson Edwards
They were frequently influenced by chiliastic ideas, which not unnaturally lead to socialism.
The Apologists were silent about chiliastic hopes, Justin even denied them in Apol.History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
He also accused him of obtaining large sums from the De Geers family by means of "pansophic hope and chiliastic smoke."
A symptom of the same despair is the rise of chiliastic aspirations, and the belief in the approaching end of the world.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
British Dictionary definitions for chiliastic
Word Origin for chiliasm
Word Origin and History for chiliastic
c.1600, from Latinized form of Greek khiliasmos, from khilias, from khilioi "a thousand, the number 1,000," of unknown origin; supposed by some to be related to Latin mille. The doctrine of the millennium, the opinion that Christ will reign in bodily presence on earth for 1,000 years. Related: Chiliast; chiliastic.