再临宗,由威廉·米勒在1830年代发起,故又称米勒派(英语:Millerism),即耶稣再临论(Adventism),又称再临运动复临运动,是基督新教的分支之一[1],起源于19世纪美国第二次大觉醒时期。耶稣再临论相信耶稣定会再临世界,故称再临宗

2010年,耶稣再临论声称有2200万信徒[2]基督复临安息日会是规模最大的耶稣再临论教会,也是世界最大的基督宗教教会之一,拥有超过1800万受洗成员[3]

参考资料

  1. ^ Mead, Frank S; Hill, Samuel S; Atwood, Craig D, Adventist and Sabbatarian (Hebraic) Churches, Handbook of Denominations in the United States 12th, Nashville: Abingdon Press: 256–76 
  2. ^ Christianity report (PDF). [2016-07-16]. (原始内容 (PDF)存档于2013-08-05). 
  3. ^ Zylstra, Sarah Eekhoff. "The Season of Adventists: Can Ben Carson's Church Stay Separatist amid Booming Growth?" Christianity Today. 2015-01-22. Retrieved 2015-10-13.
  • Butler, Jonathan. "From Millerism to Seventh-Day Adventism: Boundlessness to Consolidation", Church History, Vol. 55, 1986
  • Jordan, Anne Devereaux. The Seventh-Day Adventists: A History (1988)
  • Land, Gary. Adventism in America: A History (1998)
  • Land, Gary. Historical Dictionary of the Seventh-Day Adventists (2005)
  • Morgan, Douglas. Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement (University of Tennessee Press, 2001) ISBN 1-57233-111-9
  • Tarling, Lowell R. The Edges of Seventh-day Adventism: A Study of Separatist Groups Emerging from the Seventh-day Adventist Church (1844–1980). Barragga Bay, New South Wales: Galilee Publications. 1981: 81. ISBN 0-9593457-0-1. 

外部链接

  • History of the Millerite Movement, a reprint from the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia 10:892–898, 1976.
  • Graphical timeline of major Millerite groups from the Worldwide Church of God official website
  • Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs, list of beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church movement.