False messiah
A false messiah is anyone who has falsely claimed to be the messiah. The Greek term pseudochristos was first used in the Synoptic Gospels. The later Hebrew term, possibly borrowed from the Greek, is m...
Armilus
Armilus (Hebrew: ארמילוס‎) (also spelled Armilos and Armilius) is an anti-Messiah figure in medieval Jewish eschatology, comparable to medieval interpretations of the Christian Antichrist and Is...
Jewish messianism
Messiah (Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ‎; mashiah, moshiah, mashiach, or moshiach, "anointed [one]") is a term used in the Hebrew Bible to describe priests and kings, who were traditionally anointed with holy...
Jewish Messiah claimants
The Messiah in Judaism has a number of interpretations, historical and eschatological, including any king chosen by God; a holy king who will lead the Israelites and Proselytes; and someone who will u...
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Antichrist
The Antichrist is primarily a Christian concept based on interpretation of passages in the New Testament, in which the term "antichrist" occurs five times in 1 John and 2 John, once in plural form and...
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Messianic Judaism
Messianic Judaism is a religious movement that arose the 1960s and 1970s. It is considered syncretic by some as it incorporates elements of Judaism with the tenets of Christianity, Messianic Judaism ...
List of people who have claimed to be Jesus
This is a partial list of notable people who have been claimed, either by themselves or by their followers, to in some way be the reincarnation or incarnation of Jesus, or the Second Coming of Christ....
List of people who have claimed to be Jesus - Wikipedia
Masih ad-Dajjal
Al-Masih ad-Dajjal (Arabic: المسيح الدجّال‎ Al-Masīḥ ad-Dajjāl, "the false messiah"), is an evil figure in Islamic eschatology. He is to appear pretending to be the Masih (i.e. the Messiah) ...
Masih
A messiah (literally, "anointed one") has come to be seen as a saviour or liberator of a group of people, most commonly in the Abrahamic religions. In the Hebrew Bible, a Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ,  mashi...
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List of Mahdi claimants
In Muslim eschatology, the Mahdi is a Messianic figure who, it is believed, will appear on Earth before the Day of Judgment and, will rid the world of wrongdoing, injustice and tyranny. People claimin...
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Imamah (Shi'a Twelver doctrine)
Imāmah (Arabic: اٍمامة‎) means "leadership" and is a concept in Twelver theology. The Twelve Imams are the spiritual and political successors to Muhammad, Prophet of Islam, in the Twelver br...
Jesus in Islam
Isa Ibn Maryam (Arabic: عيسى بن مريم, translit.: ʿĪsā ibn Maryām; English: Jesus, son of Mary), or Jesus in the New Testament, is considered to be a Messenger of God and al-Masih (the Messiah...
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List of Ismaili imams
This is a list of the Imams recognized by the Ismaili Shia and their sub-branches. Imams are considered members of the Ahl al-Bayt, the family of Muhammad.
Ismailis share the following Imāms with ...
Messiah Foundation International
Messiah Foundation International (Urdu: مہدی فاونڈیشن انٹرنیشنل‎) (or MFI) is a spiritual organisation formally established in 2002 to promote the Goharian Philosophy of Divine Love.MFI is t...
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Grand Mosque Seizure
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
Prophethood (Ahmadiyya)
The view on the Prophets of God (Arabic: نبي) in Ahmadiyya Islam differs with that of Christianity, Orthodox Islam, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, and the Baha'i Faith. Unlike Orthodox Islam, the Ahmadiyya ...
Messianic Jewish theology
Messianic Jewish theology is the study of God and Scripture from the perspective of Messianic Judaism, considered by most Christians and Jews to be a form of Christianity.
Mahdavia
Mahdavia, or Mahdavism, is a Mahdiist (Arabic: مهدوي ‎ mahdawi) sect outside the pale of Islam founded by Muhammad Jaunpuri in India in the late 15th century.Jaunpuri declared himself to ...
Bábism
Bábism (Persian: بابیه‎ Babiyye or "the Bábí Faith") is a religious movement that flourished in Persia from 1844 to 1852, then lingered on in exile in the Ottoman Empire (especially Cyprus) as w...
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Sky Kingdom
Sky Kingdom (Malay: Kerajaan Langit) is the name of the commune and sect founded by Ariffin Mohammed in Malaysia. The commune, based in Besut, Terengganu, was demolished by the government of Malay...
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Muhammad al-Mahdi
Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Mahdī (Arabic:محمد بن الحسن المهدي) is believed by Twelver Shī‘a Muslims to be the Mahdī, an ultimate savior of humankind and the final Imām of the Twelve Imams who will emerge w...
Imamah (Shi'a Ismaili doctrine)
The Ismā'īlī Imāmah (Arabic: اٍمامة‎) doctrine; The Ismā'īlī Imāmate differ from Twelvers because they had living imams for centuries after the last Twelver Imam went into concealment. They ...
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Fatimid Caliphate
The Fatimid Caliphate (Arabic: الفاطميون‎, al-Fāṭimīyūn) was a Shia Islamic caliphate, which spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean...
Fatimid Caliphate - Wikipedia
Religion in Israel
Religion in Israel is a central feature of the country and plays a major role in shaping Israeli culture and lifestyle, and religion has played a central role in Israel's history. Israel is also the o...
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Antichrist (historicism)
Historicism, a method of interpretation in Christian eschatology which associates biblical prophecies with actual historical events and identifies symbolic beings with historical persons or societies,...
Hebrew Christian movement
The Hebrew Christian movement of the 19th and 20th centuries consisted of Jews who converted to Christianity, but worshiped in congregations separate from denominational churches. In many cases, they ...
Bahá'í history
Bahá'í history is often traced through a sequence of leaders, beginning with the Báb's declaration in Shiraz on the evening of May 22, 1844, and ultimately resting on an administrative order establish...
Bahá'í history - Wikipedia
List of messiah claimants
This is a list of people who have been said to be a messiah, either by themselves or by their followers. The list is divided into categories, which are sorted according to date of birth (where known)....
List of messiah claimants - Wikipedia
Twelvers
Twelver Shi'a Islam or Imamiyyah (Arabic: اثنا عشرية‎, Athnā‘ashariyyah or Ithnā‘ashariyyah; Persian: شیعه دوازده‌امامی‎, [ʃiːʔe-je dævɑzdæh emɑmiː]) is the largest branch of Shi'a Isl...
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Sabbateans
Sabbateans (Sabbatians) is a complex general term that refers to a variety of followers of, disciples and believers in Sabbatai Zevi (1626–1676), a Jewish rabbi who was proclaimed to be the Jewish Mes...
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First seven Ecumenical Councils
In the history of Christianity, the first seven ecumenical councils, from the First Council of Nicaea (325) to the Second Council of Nicaea (787), represented an attempt to reach an orthodox consensus...
First seven Ecumenical Councils - Wikipedia