parousia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παρουσία (parousía, presence).

Noun[edit]

parousia

  1. The second coming of Christ.
    • 1948, CS Lewis, ‘Notes on the Way’:
      Only one wearing the masculine uniform can (provisionally, and till the Parousia) represent the Lord to the Church: for we are all, corporately and individually, feminine to Him.

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