Definition of Presentist

1. Noun. A theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) are being fulfilled at the present time.




Definition of Presentist

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to presentism; viewing the past with a perspective limited to present-day attitudes and beliefs. ¹

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Definition of Presentist

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Presentist

presentencing
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presenters
presenteth
presential
presentiality
presentience
presentiences
presentient
presentiment
presentimental
presentiments
presenting
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presentisms
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presentities
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presents
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preservability
preservable

Literary usage of Presentist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. What Disaster Response Management Can Learn from Chaos Theory: Conference edited by Gus A. Koehler (1997)
"So the Polish "presentist" orientation can be seen as a justifiable defense in response to a new social order. The effect of restricting temporal horizons ..."

2. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Chemist by June Z. Fullmer (2000)
"35-37 summarized Davy's early papers from a more "presentist" point of view than is adopted here. ..."

3. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"... discovery of the "Other;" that it is directed to uncovering the origins of the modern world and so falls into the presentist and teleological fallacies; ..."

4. The Journal of Sacred Literature by John Kitto, Henry Burgess, Benjamin Harris Cowper (1862)
"... presentist, and futurist. With him the salient points lie in the seven seal book, reaching from vi. 1 to xx. 10. The first six seals depict the history ..."

5. A Topographical History of Staffordshire: Including Its Agriculture, Mines by William Pitt (1817)
"The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, is a rectory: the King is the patron, and the Lord Chancellor presentist. This edifice is modern, and built in the ..."

6. The approaching end of the age viewed in the light of history, prophecy and by Henry Grattan Guinness (1882)
"We are strongly of opinion that the questions at issue between presentist and futurist interpreters of prophecy, should be both patiently studied, ..."

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