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The doctrine that Jesus's Second Coming will follow the millennium.

post′mil·len′ni·al·ist n.


(Theology) the doctrine or belief that the Second Coming of Christ will be preceded by the millennium
ˌpostmilˈlennialist n


(ˌpoʊst mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm)

the doctrine or belief that the second coming of Christ will follow the millennium.
post`mil•len′ni•al•ist, n.
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Hans-Lukas Kieser, a historian with expertise in both Ottoman history and Protestant theology, points out, "After 1918, there was no more missionary America in the sense of the century before; no more confidence and commitment for a postmillennialist mission, a Jesus-centered building up of modern institutions and civil society.
After some probing questions about whether I was a pretribulational premillennialist, a postmillennialist, or just an a millennialist, he popped the inevitable question: "Have you accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal savior?
68) He was a postmillennialist who saw the final millennium as a time when the church would be kept "toiling on earth," (69) and his Sermons on Deuteronomy include extensive exegesis of Deuteronomy's case laws.
The socialist-utopian postmillennialist (criticized by Murray Rothbard and other libertarians) uses civil government as the primary tool that forces people into moral patterns of behavior, with little recognition of the inherent problems of government force.
The Road to Holocaust is an excellent source for understanding the postmillennialist viewpoint regarding Jews because it is, basically, a defense against the postmillennialist Dominion Theology movement, which is patently antisemitic.
Moreover, he argued that the church is the incarnation of the Christ--Spirit on earth and is postmillennialist, that is, Christ has already come (Kerr, 1966).
As an ardent postmillennialist pietist, Ely was convinced that he was serving God and Christ as well.
Are you premillennialist, postmillennialist or amillennialist?
Rather than perpetuating the myth that religion and science were totally incompatible, Rosen argues that liberal and modernist religious leaders, mostly postmillennialist evangelical ministers and some priests and rabbis, embraced eugenics as a way to apply scientific methods to a growing list of social problems.
Carroll was the last ardent Southern Baptist postmillennialist.
Among the Protestant denominations that began to send missionaries to China at this time, including those of a postmillennialist persuasion, several were connected with the National Camp Meeting Association for the Promotion of Holiness, known from 1893 as the National Holiness Association (NHA).
They traced his kind of postmillennialist internationalist ethos straight to German modernism and collectivism, and suggested that Anglophone liberals were trying to redefine the Second Coming, as Riley put it, as "socialism" and "social reconstructionism" carried out by an international organization.