messianist

messianism

[mes-ee-uh-niz-uhm, muh-sahy-uh-]
noun
1.
(often initial capital letter) the belief in the coming of the Messiah, or a movement based on this belief.
2.
the belief in a leader, cause, or ideology as a savior or deliverer.

Origin:
1875–80; < Late Latin Messīān-, stem of Messīās Messiah + -ism

messianist, Messianist, noun
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