chiliast


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a person who believes in the coming of the millennium (a time of great peace and prosperity)

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Nonetheless, it was doomed by its early chiliast orientation.
Unquestionably, the chiliast and Paracelsian Tobias Hess from Nuremberg (1568-1614), who probably befriended Andreae in 1608, made a decisive contribution in this regard.
In the end, however, Origen was highly influential in attacking the chiliast position that one day God would literally restore his Kingdom and his holy city Jerusalem to the saints.
Mystical and chiliast themes are compared in William Ames, the English Quaker, and Petrus Serrarius, a Dutch Collegiant.