amillennialism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

a- +‎ millennial +‎ -ism

NounEdit

amillennialism (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) A view in Christian eschatology that rejects the claimed future thousand-year physical reign of Jesus Christ on the earth, in opposition to premillennial and some postmillennial views of the Book of Revelation, chapter 20, claiming instead that the number of years in Revelation 20 is a symbolic number and that Christ's eventual physical reign will be permanent.

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