n.1.(Eccl.) One of an ancient sect who rejected St. John's Gospel and the Apocalypse, which speak of Christ as the Logos.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Alogian charges, that John has omitted the birth, the flight into Egypt and the return to Nazareth, and that he gives a different chronology after the baptism of Jesus, not mentioning the forty days' temptation or the return to Galilee, are not addressed by the simpler explanation in Eusebius' source, which says that John's Gospel `relates what Christ did before the Baptist had been thrown into prison, but the other three evangelists narrate the events after the imprisonment of the Baptist' (3.24.12).