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Abecedarians were a Los Angeles based post-punk trio active in the mid to late 1980s, on Factory Records. The lineup consisted of Chris Manecke, Kevin Dolan and John Blake. They specialized in reverb heavy, synth driven post-punk songs.

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Among these extinct ones were the eccentric German Abecedarians, who opposed learning in even its simplest forms—the A, B, C's RELIGION. (whence the sect's name) or other ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1910)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

ABECEDARIANS, a nickname given to certain extreme Anabaptists (q.v. ), who regarded the teaching of the Holy Spirit as all that was necessary, and so despised all human learning and even the power of reading the written word.

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition (2014)

Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim

Abecedarians Followers of Nicholas Storch (d. 1525), who believed that all knowledge prevented religious understanding, even knowledge of the alphabet. abjuration (Lat. abjurare, “to deny on oath”) A formal renunciation of what is ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Historical Terms (2016)

by Chris Cook

Abecedarians. ANABAPTIST sect founded in 16th-century Germany by Stork, a disciple of Luther. Its members held all ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

Abecedarians Sixteenth-century German group founded by Nicolas Storch, who held that human knowledge hinders religious understanding and that knowledge of even the alphabet is unnecessary. Abeel, Dayid (1804-1846) Pioneer ...

Google previewDictionary of Historical Allusions (1903)

by Thomas Benfield Harbottle

Abecedarians. ' \ A branch of the Anabaptists, founded in Germany in the six teenth century by Stork, a disciple of Luther. They held that all human knowledge was valueless, and therefore declined to learn even the alphabet. Abencerrages.

Google previewA Dictionary of Names, Nicknames, and Surnames of Persons, Places and Things (1904)

by Edward Latham

Abecedarians. A German Anabaptist sect (sixteenth century), led by Nicholas Stork, a weaver. Its adherents regarded all learning — even A B C — as inimical to religion. Abencerrages (or Abencerages). A Moorish ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Religions (1921)

by Maurice Arthur Canney

ABECEDARIANS. A German Anabaptist sect of the 16th century. They claimed to be directly inspired by God. Consequently they had nothing to learn from the Scriptures. profane literature being equally useless to them, it was not necessary or ...

Google previewEcclesiastical Dictionary (1900)

Containing, in Concise Form, Information Upon Ecclesiastical,Biblical,archaeological, and Historical Subjects by John Thein

Abecedarians. — Anabaptists, who claimed that in order to be saved, we must ignore even the letters of the alphabet, because, according to Luther, each Christian will be judged about the meaning of Scripture, for God instructs all men ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

ABECEDARIANS, a'be-se-da'ri-anz (Lat. abecedarius, pertaining to the alphabet, with reference to the first four letters). Followers in 1522 of Nikolaus Storch, a clothmaker of Wittenberg, a disciple of Luther, who imbibed enthusiastic views ...

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