chiliast

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Related to chiliasts: chiliasm, millennialist
  • noun

Synonyms for chiliast

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

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Without doubt the chiliast enthusiasm which swept the radical sectors of Hussitism had strong appeal.
Nonetheless, it was doomed by its early chiliast orientation.
18) For the chiliast influence within radical Hussite communities see Howard Kaminsky, "Chiliasm and the Hussite Revolution," Church History, 26 (March 1957), pp.
19-36 surveys the chiliast dimension of the Hussite movement.
There follows a quick took at Greek school books on world religions, which at times lump Jews with chiliasts (Jehovah's Witnesses) and Freemasons.