Simonians Sentence Examples
In his early manhood, while employed as an engineer, he became a convert to the theories of Saint Simon; these he ardently advocated in the Globe, the organ of the Saint Simonians, which he edited until his arrest in 1832 on a charge of outraging public morality by its publication.
To this he adds a scathing indictment against the licentiousness of the Simonians.
From this it is evident that the Simonians did not allow that they worshipped their founders.
The writer says that on the strength of the words of John, that " we were to be baptized with the Holy Ghost and with fire," the Simonians maintained that the orthodox baptism was a mere form, and that they had the real baptism, for, as soon as their neophytes went down into the water, a fire appeared on it.
From Origen's statement one might have thought that the Simonians would have dwindled out altogether by the time of Eusebius.Advertisement
It seems that there were some Simonians Epl _ still in existence in his day, but he speaks of them as.