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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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11) The Saudi Arabian fatwa therefore rightly pointed out that the general body of Islam views the Second Advent as a creedal element.
By 1987, the MEK had acquired "all the main attributes of a cult," writes Iranian scholar Ervand Abrahamian, with Masoud Rajavi claiming the titles Rahbar (leader) and Imam-i hal (the Present Imam), and the forerunner to the impending second advent of the Mahdi.
Circles within Circles: A Unifying Element in 'The Second Advent,'" Norman Stafford, Arkansas State University
Sun Myung Moon is the Lord of the Second Advent, the Messiah, the Savior and the True Parent.
New beliefs emerged to the effect that the Jews should return to their promised land before their conversion to Christianity, which will be the sign of the second advent of the Messiah.
Since the Napoleonic wars, fresh calculations and expectations regarding the end time and the Second Advent of Jesus had played a prominent role in helping Christians to face unsettling and disturbing world events.
Chapters on mission work in the rapidly growing cities of industrial Europe and attempts to establish Jewish settlements in Palestine in preparation for the Second Advent, reveal that British and German Protestants were eager to work together, and European evangelicals were indebted to their British counterparts for financial assistance and organizational advice.
7), who was immediately to precede the second advent of Christ.
The Ahmadiyya consider themselves a Muslim community and believe the second advent of Jesus came in the person of the 19th century Mirza Ghulam Ahmad; they are considered by mainstream Muslims as a blasphemous splinter group.
The Ahmadiyya, who make up a Muslim community that believes the second advent of Jesus has been fulfilled, were declared non-Muslims by the National Assembly in 1954.
Yet I think the second Advent (to judge the quick and the dead) is an even more relevant focus.
Massimo Introvigne, director of the Center for the Studies of New Religions in Torino, Italy, who has tracked Moon's activities globally, told Church & State, "There is no doubt that Moon and his followers believe that he IS the Lord of the Second Advent, i.