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Eschatological view that rejects the doctrine of a future, literal, earthly millennium.

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Postmillennialism Questions Please Answer🙏 [closed]

I was raised by pre-mill pastor, recently I started watching doug Wilson videos on post millennialism and he tried to make a case on why Nero Is the Beast, I have some disagreement and I don't ...
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What was Athanasius's view on the Millennium?

I have heard some theologians coming from both amillennial and premillianial perspectives claiming Athanasius as one of their own. As is often the case with modern readers of the Church Fathers, there ...
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Which interpretation(s) of the book of Revelation did the church fathers who accepted it into the canon hold?

The well-researched answer to BH.SE Question What historical reasons resulted in Revelation being included in most Christian canons? referenced a few early church fathers that "voted yes" (...
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After Chiliasm slowly died a natural death once the 3rd and 4th centuries saw no literal 1000 year reign of Christ on earth, when did it resurface?

This question has some interesting background information on Church councils not having anything to say about Chiliasm: Does the Nicene Creed condemn Chiliasm? but my question seeks to know what ...
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Why would Jesus Christ ascend, then descend again?

Millenialism, as such, postulates the return of Jesus Christ to this present earth to reign for a thousand, literal, years. The evidence for this is taken from the visionary mention in Revelation. ...
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According to amillennial Christians, has Christ fulfilled the fall festivals?

We all agree that Christ has fulfilled the Jewish spring festivals. (Passover, Unleavened bread, First fruits, and Pentecost) However differences of opinion arise when it comes to the fall/autumn ...
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What is the Amillennial view of the ‘Times of the Gentiles’?

Exactly when are the ‘Times of the Gentiles’ according to the Amillennial prophetic viewpoint? “There will be great distress upon the earth and wrath against this people. They will fall by the ...
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On Amillenialism and the Catholic Church

My Question: Is amillenialism an ordinary (fallible) or extraordinary (infallible) teaching of the Catholic Church? In other words, is it possible to be Catholic while believing in the Millenium ...
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a/pre/post Millennialism summarised with bible verses? [duplicate]

Is there a definitive resource that outlines the views and the bible verses they use to support those views? Or are these views so hopelessly broad that its impossible to clearly define them? There ...
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What view of eschatology did the early church believe?

I have recently been studying eschatology and have been looking at the main views of eschatology. So far, I have found four (I apologize in advance if I have misrepresented your view. I would ...
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Binding of Satan -- for amillennialists

Revelation 20:1-3 states "Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. 2 And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is ...
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What are the differences between the different millenialisms?

Revelation 20:1-6 tells of 1000 years in which Christ will reign. I've heard there are different views on this 1000 years, mainly premillenialism, postmillenialism, and amillenialism. What are the ...
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