- a belief in the millennium.
Origin of millennialism
Also called mil·le·nar·i·an·ism [mil-uh-nair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˌmɪl əˈnɛər i əˌnɪz əm/.
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Historical Examples of millenarianism
Some form of Millenarianism—a reign of the saints on earth—would seem to be the natural form for Jewish hopes to take.The Legacy of Greece
In its place arose a belief which developed into Chiliasm or Millenarianism.The Transformation of Early Christianity from an Eschatological to a Socialized Movement
Lyford Paterson Edwards
- Christianity the belief in a future millennium following the Second Coming of Christ during which he will reign on earth in peace: based on Revelation 20:1–5
- any belief in a future period of ideal peace and happiness
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Word Origin and History for millenarianism
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