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Amillennialism vs. Postmillennialism: What's the Difference?

Amillennialism and Postmillennialism Definitions


(Christianity) A view in Christian eschatology that rejects the claimed future thousand-year physical reign of Jesus Christ on the earth, in opposition to premillennial and some postmillennial views of the Book of Revelation, chapter 20, claiming instead that the number of years in Revelation 20 is a symbolic number and that Christ's eventual physical reign will be permanent.


The doctrine that Jesus's Second Coming will follow the millennium.


(Christianity) An interpretation of the Book of Revelation where Christ's second coming will be after the "Millennium", a Golden Age or era of prosperity and dominance of Christianity.

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