One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(among Christian fundamentalists) the doctrine that the prophesied millennium of blessedness will begin with the imminent Second Coming of Christ.
- ‘During these years, many Protestants embraced a pessimistic premillennialism that predicted societal decline, undercut efforts at social reform, and emphasized individual evangelism, spirituality, and otherworldliness.’
- ‘In the churches of Christ the list features the institutional matters already mentioned, as well as pacifism, participation in governmental affairs (including voting), premillennialism, and divorce and remarriage.’
- ‘After the Civil War, a new kind of premillennialism, ‘dispensationalism, ‘gained popularity.’’
- ‘In the author's view, premillennialism is fundamentally flawed.’
- ‘The following are features of historic premillennialism.’
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