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Adamite

(ˈædəˌmaɪt)
n
1. a human being
2. a nudist, esp a member of an early Christian sect who sought to imitate Adam
Adamitic adj
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The features of the surrounding picture were, a church with hoarding and scaffolding about it, which had been under suppositious repair so long that the means of repair looked a hundred years old, and had themselves fallen into decay; a quantity of washed linen, spread to dry in the sun; a number of houses at odds with one another and grotesquely out of the perpendicular, like rotten pre- Adamite cheeses cut into fantastic shapes and full of mites; and a feverish bewilderment of windows, with their lattice-blinds all hanging askew, and something draggled and dirty dangling out of most of them.
Nyxia is a mysterious substance they must learn to manipulate and eventually to mine from the new planet's surface (the native Adamites revere children of any species and will only allow their presence, killing adult interlopers).
While some generously speculative research in the 1940s attempted to link him to an heretical sex cult called the Adamites, (1) and while the 1960s Zeitgeist had him hallucinating on ergotic wheat, (2) mainstream academic opinion offers a much tamer picture.
Tim Miller's superb introduction brought several previously unknown historical intentional communities to my notice, including the Bogomils, Waldensians, Adamites, Qarmathians, and Assassins.
According to this theory, Eve gave birth to one son fathered by Adam, whose progeny became known as Adamites, or the "white race.
At the end of the list of fashionable London entertainments quoted above from Brome's A Jovial Crew, including 'races, horse and foot', the gentleman leeringly offers an opportunity to 'see the Adamites run naked afore the ladies' (act 2; p 372).
In contrast, several paragraphs in the conclusion are devoted to straw-horse targets, such as Wilhelm Fraenger's 1947 proposition that the Garden of Earthly Delights was produced for a sect of Adamites or freethinkers who supposedly favored nudism.
should have appear first, appears first appeared first, lighter skins since humans darker skin of Adamites evolved in the after Noah.
Elle y affirme avoir antidate de dix ans (1568-1569 au lieu de 1579) le proces de moeurs intente aux moines Cordeliers de Bruges (pour en faire un ressort de la fin de Zenon, la trappe dans laquelle il aura ete pris), avoir change les donnees concernant les moines (tous des etres fictifs a part Pierre de Hamaere) et avoir invente le lien, recherche par les juges, entre les pretendus "Anges" et des survivants de sectes exterminees comme les Adamites ou les Freres et Soeurs du Libre Esprit, "suspects de promiscuites sexuelles analogues, et dont certains erudits ont cru pouvoir, trop systematiquement peut-etre, trouver des traces dans l'oeuvre de Bosch" (8).
But our religious history could have been very different if we'd ever been visited by the Adamites, a group of early Christian nudists who believed that every act of sex was a profound prayer.
At the end of the first, the Adamites burnt their libraries before joining their brethren in preparation for the Apocalypse, so as not to carry useless wisdom into the promised Kingdom of Heaven.
Not willing to live in the monastic spirit, whose "rule was the work of Antichrist,"(56) the Adamites called for the communal sharing of women.