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What is the cause of the re-emergence of premillennialism?

The research done by the OP is most helpful, noting that Justin Martyr (c. 160) likely was the first to write in favour of premillennialism but pointing out his disclaimer that faithful Christians ...
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When did the Catholic Church first make an official statement on the Millenarianism?

Decree of the Holy Office under Pope Pius XII (Denzinger 2296): Millenarianism (Chiliasm) * [Decree of the Holy Office, July 21, 1944] In recent times on several occasions this Supreme Sacred ...
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What is the meaning of "last day" from the perspective of the dispensational premillennialist?

You correctly speak of “Jesus' clear words that the resurrection of believers takes place on the last day. The Lord mentioned this promise several times. Even Martha reflects on Jesus' teaching: John ...
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What is the biblical basis for a post-tribulation rapture?

Revelation 1:9 I, John, both your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for the ...
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Will Jesus sit on David's Throne

30 The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. 31 And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. 32 He will be great ...
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In premillennial theology, is the last judgement before the millennium?

Millennialism (from millennium, Latin for "a thousand years"), or chiliasm (from the Greek equivalent), is a belief advanced by some religious denominations that a Golden Age or Paradise will occur on ...
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How do Pre-Millennial Dispensationalists reconcile Hebrews 8:13?

In brief: only some dispensationalists believe that Jews and Gentiles are currently under two completely separate covenants – most instead believe that there is one New Covenant that is applied ...
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Who populates the Millennium as mortals?

Pre-tribulation premillennialists argue that the mortals who populate the millennial kingdom will be those who become Christians during the tribulation, following the rapture: Pretribulationists [.....
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Does 2 Thessalonians 1:9-10 contradict premillennialism?

Your question did not initially ask for any premillennial view / interpretation of 2 Thessalonians 1:9-10. It simply stated that when Christ's second coming is placed within the Day of Judgment, that ...
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Is there any biblical basis to support a premillennialist view that animal sacrifices will be reinstated in Jerusalem during the millennial kingdom?

I am a Premillennialist scholar, believing Christ will reign for 1000 years on earth, but I believe there is significant biblical evidence that there won't be animal sacrifices nor a temple in the ...
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Which interpretation(s) of the book of Revelation did the church fathers who accepted it into the canon hold?

Given that the book of the Revelation was the last one to be written (by the apostle John, circa. 95 A.D.) it would be the last one to be accepted as most of the other New Testament writings had ...
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Which interpretation(s) of the book of Revelation did the church fathers who accepted it into the canon hold?

No, the Church Fathers who accepted the book of Revelation as divinely inspired, i.e. canonical, did not hold a common interpretation thereof. Rather, earlier Fathers such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus ...
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What are some common church fathers cited for patristic dispensational premillennialism?

Dispensations There are many theological histories that show that the idea that human (redemptive) history was divided into several dispensations by various old theologians. The simplest being "...
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What are the practical differences between amillennialism and historical premillennialism?

Excellent Question It is noble to seek unity and harmony as much as possible since this usually affects conduct and practices as well. And the "watching world" (as Francis Schaeffer used to ...
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What are the practical differences between amillennialism and historical premillennialism?

Amillennialists do not believe that all true believers will be 'raptured' up into heaven before a period of terrible tribulation starts on the earth. (Often claimed by pre-millennialists or, pre-...
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When did the Catholic Church first make an official statement on the Millenarianism?

When did the Catholic Church first make an official statement on the Millenarianism? The only “official” statement that I can find comes from a Decree of the Holy Office, July 21, 1944. The Catechism ...
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Is there any denomination that fully embraces Dispensational Premillennialism?

In addition to most Baptist groups, many non-denominational associations of churches, and the church groups of the more recent charismatic movements since the early 1960s which hold the doctrine, the ...
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Relative popularity of premillenialism, postmillennialism and amillennialism in North America (excluding Catholics and Orthodox)?

I don't believe that a comprehensive answer to this question is possible at this time. Many denominations refrain from even identifying a preferred eschatological position, let alone require their ...
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Who populates the Millennium as mortals?

I have always understood the original question to be answered by the possibility that children will be born during the Millenium, and thus required to decide their allegiance. They will either align ...
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Who populates the Millennium as mortals?

This question have I pondered endlessly! THE ROD OF IRON of His rule is the key. This phrase is quoted in Psalm 2:9, Rev.2:27, Rev.12:5 and Rev.19:5. The Rev deals almost in its entirety with the ...
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What kind of Christianity supports Zionism?

Ellis Skolfield, a historicist (which is closer to Preterist than to Pre-Mil Dispensationalism) builds his entire framework for understanding Daniel and Revelation upon a timeline that has two of ...
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In view of Mark 9:1 why say the kingdom of God will come at Jesus' second coming?

That might depend on the definition of "the Kingdom of God" as well as where an individual stands in relation to it. First, the O.T. shows that God's kingdom is an everlasting one, as Daniel'...
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According to reformed theology, who or what will the saints reign over during the millenium?

While pre-millennialism is rare in Reformed theology, you will find it among the Reformed Baptists. It is possible that their views vary greatly today, I will assume that those of the eminent ...
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Who populates the Millennium as mortals?

Revelation 7:14 refers to those who will be alive on earth during the Millenium as follows: "These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in ...
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According to post-2000 Young Earth Creationists / premillennialists, when do (did) we reach year 6000?

According to post-2000 Young Earth Creationists / premillennialists, when do (did) we reach year 6000? The Millennial day theory, the Millennium sabbath hypothesis, or the Sabbath millennium theory, ...
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Will Jesus sit on David's Throne

As Dan Fefferman has pointed out in his answer, the angel informed Mary that she would be with child and would give birth to a son to be named Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of ...
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What was Athanasius's view on the Millennium?

Athanasius lived 293 to 373. He had not even been born by the year 200 A.D. when there could well have been expectations about Christ returning very soon to start a one thousand-year reign. Except ...
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What was Athanasius's view on the Millennium?

Confessing that I am no expert in the debates between pre- and post-millennialists, the following information may be useful for the OP's question. Athanasius rejected the idea that the Book of Daniel'...
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What was Athanasius's view on the Millennium?

What Athanasius wrote ca. 318 in "On the Incarnation" (55): Since the Savior came to dwell among us, not only does idolatry no longer increase, but it is getting less and gradually ceasing ...
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