rapturist

rapturist

(ˈræptʃəˌrɪst)
n
a person who goes into raptures, an enthusiast
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Rapturists believe that Matthew's Jesus elaborates on this event: "Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left./Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left" (Matt 24: 40-41).
"On top of all that influence, add the heft of millions of Evangelical Rapturists, who believe their support of Israeli expansionism is hastening the conditions necessary to trigger the return of Jesus.
It will have no appeal to "rapturists fleeing from the world, who tell the world 'goodbye' and want to go to heaven" but is aimed specifically at social and political "resistance fighters, struggling against the godless powers on this earth." His is an eschatology for "combatants[,] not onlookers" (Coming of God 153, 146).