Definition of postmillennial in English:


Line breaks: post|mil¦len¦nial
Pronunciation: /ˌpəʊs(t)mɪˈlɛnɪəl


  • (Especially in Christian doctrine) following the millennium.
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    • Instead it comes out of postmillennial thinking which holds that the world will eventually be Christianized resulting in the eventual return of Christ.
    • This opening establishes an apocalyptic expectation - it ends with ‘the universe expanding into the night‘- but Hecht's eschatology is appropriately postmillennial.’
    • The postmillennial twist offered hope to the pious that they could change things - as long as they got organized.

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