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(among some Christian Protestants) the doctrine that the Second Coming of Christ will be the culmination of the prophesied millennium of blessedness.Compare with premillennialism
- ‘There is a millennium, after which Christ will come again (postmillennialism).’
- ‘Conditional postmillennialism also offers believers a safety net, for it constitutes a fail - proof prophecy, pre-empting any potential for cognitive dissonance or loss of faith.’
- ‘Belief in a future millennium either preceding or following (postmillennialism) the second coming of Christ, when he will reign on earth in a kingdom of his saints.’
- ‘The four most popular views are dispensational premillennialism, historical premillennialism, amillennialism, and postmillennialism.’
- ‘Neither amillennialism nor postmillennialism is inclined to search for God's supernatural intervention as an agent in eschatological events.’
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