News flash: chiliasm is a bad thing

So reports Time.

3 Responses to “News flash: chiliasm is a bad thing”

  1. 1 Esteban Vázquez 6 October 2008 at 1:28 pm

    Very interesting article indeed, but I’m missing the connection with millennialism.

  2. 2 Richard Barrett 6 October 2008 at 1:58 pm

    I’m using the word after those who would use “chiliasm” more broadly to describe the idea that this world may be perfected, of which it seems to me the phenomenon described in the article is a form.


  3. 3 Esteban Vázquez 7 October 2008 at 11:11 pm

    Ah, well, that would explain why I didn’t get it. 😉

    Anyway, I always thought that this “Gospel of Mammonism” would be the undoing of us all, and I now have a footnote for that statement. For this I thank you, sir!

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