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Chiliasm (Part 6): Irenaeus and Hippolytus

Irenaeus Heresy Fighter As Bishop of Lyon and a distinguished theologian, Irenaeus probably did more than anyone else to establish chiliasm in the west. He…

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Chiliasm (Part 5): Justin Martyr

Defense of Chiliasm Whereas Papias had assumed a chiliastic doctrine, with no concern to defend it, Justin formulated a biblical defense of chiliasm, which he…

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Chiliasm (Part 4): Papias

Papias’s chiliasm and his tie with the apostles’ teaching.

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Chiliasm (Part 3): New Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Relevant New Testament Texts Outside the book of Revelation, there are few New Testament references to a possible messianic interregnum. First Corinthians 15:23–28 (cf. Col…

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Chiliasm (Part 2): Background

Jewish background to Christian chiliasm

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Chiliasm (Part 1): Introduction

Introduction to a 9-part series on early Chiliasm.

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