premillenarian

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pre·mil·le·nar·i·an

 (prē-mĭl′ə-nâr′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to premillennialism.
n.
A person who believes in premillennialism.

pre·mil′le·nar′i·an·ism n.

premillenarian

(ˌpriːmɪlɪˈnɛərɪən)
n
(Theology) a believer in or upholder of the doctrines of premillennialism
adj
(Theology) of or relating to premillennialism
ˌpremilleˈnarianism n

pre•mil•le•nar•i•an

(ˌpri mɪl əˈnɛər i ən)

n.
1. a believer in premillennialism.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to the doctrine of premillennialism or to a believer in this doctrine.
[1835–45]
pre`mil•le•nar′i•an•ism, n.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the 1940's the movement split into two factions, the more moderate group (the National Association of Evangelicals, Fuller Theological Seminary) cool toward premillenarianism, social conservatism, and the eschewal of scholarship and preferring cooperation to independence and isolation.
Sandeen, The Roots of Fundamentalism: British and American Millenarianism 1800-1930 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970); Timothy Weber, Living in the Shadow of the Second Coming; American Premillenarianism 1987-1925 (NY: Oxford University Press, 1979); and Betty DeBerg, Ungodly Women: Gender and the First Wave of American Fundamentalism (Minneapolis; Fortress Press, 1990).