They were frequently influenced by chiliastic ideas, which not unnaturally lead to socialism.
He also accused him of obtaining large sums from the De Geers family by means of "pansophic hope and chiliastic smoke."
However the fact that so abhorrent a heretic held Chiliastic views did not help those views in the judgment of later Christians.
The Chiliastic writers are perhaps more inclined to view Montanism leniently.
The discussion in which he vanquishes the Chiliastic concept is a model of contraversial method.
A more direct reason was that he had an idea of his own as to how the Chiliastic Scriptural passage should be interpreted.
Some of them, at least in the earlier stages of the movement, were influenced more by Chiliastic concepts than by monastic ones.
In the West there seems to have been a considerable Chiliastic tradition.
Monastic communism, being economically superior to Chiliastic Communism, inevitably superseded it.
The Apocaliptic and Chiliastic literature of the period was extensive.