Christian Cyclopedia

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(from Lat. mille, “1,000,” and annus, “yr.”). Belief in a 1,000-yr. rule of the ch. on earth, at the beginning (premillennialism) or end (post-millennialism) of which Christ will return. Also called millenarianism and chiliasm (from Gk. chilioi, “1,000”). See also Dispensationalism; Millennium.

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