Second Coming

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Second Coming

(less commonly), Second Advent
the prophesied return of Christ to earth at the Last Judgment
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This, coupled with the Armageddon theology propagated by the Dispensational Pre-millennial Movement, which sees in the return of the Jews to the Holy Land a necessary precondition to the Parousia, or Second Coming of Christ, has taken deep root in the Fundamentalist Evangelical Protestant churches in America.
Tripolc: Ekdosc Pneumatikou Kentrou Dcmou Tripoleos: Ekdoseis Parousia, 2004.
4:14 the idea receded from an original hope of an apocalyptic future hope to an interim position between death and the parousia.
Politics and parousia in Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
Since in their view it is speeding the coming of the end of life as we "know it, and the end is to be welcomed as a necessary precursor to the great Parousia and subsequent rapture upwards into the heavenly future, why not welcome the destruction of the family brought on, as they claim, by libertines, liberals, humanists, "eastern elites" and other troubling types?
The kingdom grows, but it grows invisibly and secretly only to be made manifest at the Parousia (Second Coming).
Once his invisibility is made visible, a preeminent and self-reliant self lifts out of its confusing history in a parousia of self-knowledge and resolves to act or write--conflated by this logic into the same thing--a declaration of coherent identity.
Schweitzer's insight has force to the extent that Paul's apocalyptic eschatology is not reduced to his understanding of the parousia and the end but also encompasses his understanding of Christ's advent, death, and resurrection.
The "delay of the Parousia," that "embarrassing non-event" around which "Christian history pivots," that endless waiting for the Messiah to return (p.
In Parousia - I want to be helpful in the final act.
13) This figure, whose advent recalls the parousia of Christ as the Verbum Dei,"(14) explains the significance of the allegory:
die] in order to be with Christ) and 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17 (where Paul describes Christ's parousia from heaven).