Premillennialism
Premillennialism, in Christian eschatology, is the belief that Jesus will literally and physically return to the earth before Christ's reign for 1,000 years during a golden age of peace. This return i...
Book of Enoch
The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch; Ge'ez: መጽሐፈ ሄኖክ mäts'hafä henok) is an ancient Jewish religious work, ascribed by tradition to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah, although modern scholars estimate ...
2 Esdras
2 Esdras (also called 4 Esdras, Latin Esdras, or Latin Ezra) is the name of an apocalyptic book in many English versions of the Bible (see Naming conventions below). Its authorship is ascribed to Ezr...
Historic premillennialism
Historic premillennialism is the designation (adopted by its adherents) now also known as post-tribulational premillennialism. The use of the term "historic" implies that this point of view is the his...
Dispensationalism
Dispensationalism is a Christian evangelical, futurist, Biblical interpretation that believes that God has related to human beings in different ways under different Biblical covenants in a series of "...
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Richard Fehr
Richard Fehr (15 July 1939 - 30 June 2013) was the seventh Chief Apostle (international church president) of the New Apostolic Church from 22 May 1988 to 15 May 2005.
Richard Fehr originally worke...
Charismatic Adventism
Charismatic Adventists are a segment of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that is closely related to "Progressive Adventism", a liberal movement within the church.
Like progressive Adventists, char...
Walter Schmidt (minister)
Walter Schmidt (21 December 1891 in Neuemühle; 28 February 1981 in Dortmund) was the fourth Chief Apostle of the New Apostolic Church.
He was born on 21. Decembre 1891 in Neuemühle. After the deat...
Millennial Day Theory
The Millennial day theory, or the Sabbath millennium theory, is a theory in Christian eschatology in which the Second Coming of Christ will occur 6,000 years after the creation of mankind, followed by...
Adventist Heritage Ministry
Adventist Heritage Ministry (AHM) began on May 8, 1981 as Adventist Historic Properties, Inc., by several Adventist laypeople to help preserve Seventh-day Adventist historic sites. Shortly after its f...
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Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi Germany
Jehovah's Witnesses suffered religious persecution in Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945 after refusing to perform military service, join Nazi organizations or give allegiance to the Hitler regime. An...
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Homosexuality and Seventh-day Adventism
In Seventh-day Adventism, homosexual behavior is considered a violation of God's commandments, and as such is subject to church discipline. The Church is opposed to same-gender sexual practices and re...
Jehovah's Witnesses
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity. According to August 2014 organizational statistics publish...
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Seventh-day Adventist Church
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the original seventh day of the Judeo-Christian week, as the Sabbath, and by its em...
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Conrad C. Binkele
Conrad C. Binkele (December 3, 1867 in Mansfield – October 29, 1942 in Los Angeles) led the activities of the Watch Tower Society for the Central European Space until 1925, and in 1928 founded t...
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Great Disappointment
The Great Disappointment was a major event in the history of the Millerite movement, a 19th-century American Christian sect that formed out of the Second Great Awakening. Based on his interpretations ...
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Apollos Hale
Apollos Hale(1807–1898) was a Methodist Episcopal preacher in New England. He joined the Millerites and contributed significantly as a lecturer, a writer, and co-designer of the widely disseminated "1...
Annihilationism
Annihilationism (also known as extinctionism or destructionism) is a Christian belief that apart from salvation the final punishment of human beings results in their total destruction rather than thei...
Millerism
The Millerites were the followers of the teachings of William Miller who, in 1833, first shared publicly his belief in the coming Second Advent of Jesus Christ in roughly the year 1843.
Miller was...
George Eldon Ladd
George Eldon Ladd (July 31, 1911 – October 5, 1982) was a Baptist minister and professor of New Testament exegesis and theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, known in Christi...
Geoscience Research Institute
The Geoscience Research Institute (GRI), located on the campus of Loma Linda University in California, is an official institute of the Seventh-day Adventist Church which engages in creation science, a...
Charles Taze Russell
Charles Taze Russell (February 16, 1852 – October 31, 1916), or Pastor Russell, was an American prominent early 20th century Christian restorationist minister from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Unite...
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Pastoral Bible Institute
The Pastoral Bible Institute was started in 1918 when a number of prominent leaders and members withdrew their support from the Watch Tower Society after Joseph Rutherford became the president of the ...
William Preble Hall
William Preble Hall (June 11, 1848 – December 14, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on October 20, 1879 near the Whi...
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Eschatology of Jehovah's Witnesses
The eschatology of Jehovah's Witnesses is central to their religious beliefs. They believe that Jesus Christ has been ruling in heaven as king since 1914 (a date they believe was prophesied in Scriptu...
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Armageddon
Armageddon (from Ancient Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn, Late Latin: Armagedōn) will be, according to the Book of Revelation, the site of gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, vari...
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William Henry Conley
William Henry Conley (11 June 1840 – 25 July 1897), was a Pittsburgh philanthropist and industrialist. He was married to Sarah Shaffer (1841–1908). Together, they provided organizational and fin...
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Michael Kraus (minister)
Michael Kraus (March 26, 1908 - November 16, 2003) was a Canadian entrepreneur and minister in the New Apostolic Church.
Mihail Krauss was the eldest son of a tavern-owning farmer in Meeburg, a vi...
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Generation of Youth for Christ
Generation of Youth for Christ, formerly the General Youth Conference, is an annual conference and expression of Adventist theology which organizes and coordinates Bible studies, online sermons, regio...
Wilhelm Leber
Wilhelm Leber (born July 20, 1947) is a German mathematician and formerly chief apostle in the New Apostolic Church.
Wilhelm Leber was born in Herford in Westphalia. In 1975 he earned his doctorat...
Chief Apostle
The Chief Apostle is the highest minister in the New Apostolic Church, and has existed since 1896.
The term "Chief Apostle" was first used officially to describe Jesus Christ in the New Covenant S...