Adamites


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Adamites

various sects preaching a return to life before the fall. [Christian Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 8]
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Adam and the Adamite, or the Harmony Between Scripture and Ethnology, (London: Richard Bentley), 1868.
The plurality of the races, and the distinctive character of the Adamite species, Anthropological Review, Vol.
Sadly, the Adamites died out centuries ago (having prayed themselves to exhaustion), and their disappearance reminds me of the mythical wibbly-wobbly bird, whose foreskin was connected to its eyelids.
The best example is the Taborite Adamites who wanted to draw the early communist ideals out to their logical conclusion.
91) Unlike the Adamites, the Unitas did not advance communist notions about the dissolution of the traditional family unit or the communal sharing of women.
While there were schools for both boys and girls at Tabor, it was only among the extremist wings like the Adamites that women actually functioned in conspicuous leadership roles.
He claims that those Adamites would have replaced all non-Adamites.
Both McIntyre and Schneider indicate that Adamites may have reached all continents before the corresponding aboriginals were first contacted by missionaries, eliminating the problem of humans who may not know God's law and would therefore be neither accountable nor in need of a Savior.
Fischer claims that both Adamites and non-Adamites inherited death from their animal ancestors, but Adam's descendants inherited accountability, and therefore sin, from him.
The lectures were without incident until 1878, when Winchell published Adamites and Preadamites, and a Methodist newspaper in St.
The review of Adamites and Preadamites that was published in the Methodist Quarterly Review, though, actually drew on Darwin's theory of natural selection--and even its mechanism of happenstance--when attempting to defend Christianity from the implications of Alexander Winehell's ideas about Africans.
81) "Review of Adamites and Preadamites, by Alexander Winchell," MQR 60 (1878): 565-566.