Apostasy (See also Sacrilege.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Apostasy (See also Sacrilege.)

  1. Aholah and Aholibah symbolize Samaria’s and Jerusalem’s abandonment to idols. [O.T.: Ezekiel 23:4]
  2. Albigenses heretical sect; advocated Manichaean dualism. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 53]
  3. Arians 4th-century heretical sect; denied Christ’s divinity. [Christian Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 43]
  4. Big-endians heretical group; always break eggs unlawfully at large end. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
  5. Cathari heretical Christian sect in 12th and 13th centuries; professed a neo-Manichaean dualism. [Christian Hist.: EB, II: 639]
  6. Donatists Christian group in North Africa who broke with Catholicism (312). [Christian Hist.: EB, III: 618]
  7. Ebionites 2nd- and 3rd-century Christian ascetic sect that retained a Jewish emphasis. [Christian Hist.: EB, III: 768]
  8. Erastianism doctrine declaring state is superior to the church in ecclesiastical affairs (1524–1543). [Christian Hist.: EB, III: 937]
  9. Fires of Smithfield Marian martyrs burnt at stake as heretics. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1013]
  10. Gnosticism heretical theological movement in Greco-Roman world of 2nd century. [Christian Hist.: EB, IV: 587]
  11. Inquisition Roman Catholic tribunal engaged in combating and suppressing heresy. [Christian Hist.: NCE, 1352]
  12. Jansenism unorthodox Roman Catholic movement of the 17th and 18th centuries led by Cornelius Jansen. [Christian Hist.: EB, V: 515]
  13. Julian the Apostate (331–363) Roman emperor, educated as a Christian but renounced Christianity when he became emperor. [Rom. Hist.: Benét, 533]
  14. Lollards in late medieval England, a name given to followers of unorthodox philosopher John Wycliffe. [Christian Hist.: EB, VI: 306]
  15. min appellation of any heretic, Jew or non-Jew. [Judaism: Wigoder, 417]
  16. Monophysites heretical Christian sect who questioned the divine and human nature of Jesus. [Christian Hist.: EB, VI: 1003]
  17. Montanism 2nd-century heretical Christian movement led by prophet Montanus. [Christian Hist.: EB, VI: 1012]
  18. Sabellianism 3rd-century Christian heresy led by Sabellius. [Christian Hist.: EB, VIII: 747]