Meaning of chiliasm in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɪlɪaz(ə)m/


See chiliast

‘As Abdel Aziz Sachedina has noted in his Islamic Messianism, the Antichrist motif is also present in Shi'ite chiliasm.’
  • ‘At the end of the time when the cycle of chiliasms shall be exhausted, the complete paradise will come.’
  • ‘This teaching is known as chiliasm, from the Greek chiliasmos, meaning ‘a thousand years.’’
  • ‘When Christianity became the dominant force in religion in the West and the official religion of the Roman Empire, opposition to chiliasm became emphatic.’
  • ‘In the early church, premillennialism was called chiliasm, from the Greek term meaning 1,000 used six times in Revelation 20: 2-7.’