A term in the Bibile used for one or more individuals who would play a significant role opposing ChristDerived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... more in the last days. LutherMartin Luther (A.D. 1483–1546) German theologian, pastor, professor at the University of Wittenberg, ex-monk, and founding figure of Protestantism. ... more used this term to describe a broad institutional principles and popes in general as opposed to one personDerived from the Latin term persona and the Greek term prosopon. It is a technical term in Christian theology for the concept that the Trinity consist... more or one popeThe Roman Catholic bishop of Rome who is regarded as the successor of the chief apostle, Peter, and as the Vicar of Christ is the holder of the Aposto... more. His classification of the papacyThe office of pope in the Roman Catholic Church which is the highest office in its hierarchical structure. more as the Antichrist was instrumental in his decision to break with Rome. Contemporary ProtestantContrary to popular belief, the term does not refer to protest against the Roman Catholic Church. The term original refers to a formal protest lodged ... more evangelicals generally utilize this term to refer to one key antagonist that will arise shortly before Christ’s second coming.