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Familist

(ˈfæmɪlɪst)
n
(Christian Churches, other) a member of the Family of Love, a mystical Christian religious sect of the 16th and 17th centuries based upon love
ˈFamiˌlism n
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12) Familists were a reformist group whose beliefs had some similarities with those of the Anabaptists.
Familists were derided for promoting inclusivity and egalitarianism, exemplified by the lines from Dutch merchant Hendrik Niclaes's Evangelium Regni (Cologne: Printed by N.
In the play Familists assemble at a seedy city inn, dubbed 'The Hole in the Wall', to worship under the leadership of Mistress Purge, wife of a London apothecary.
The son of Street Cry scored by a short head from the useful Familists, who had triumphed in his previous two outings.
Familists & Libertines, which details both the politics of publishing about this controversy in the seventeenth century and the politics of attributing this text to John Winthrop in the nineteenth century.
17) Starting points on the Familists are Hamilton; Marsh.
Part IV looks at identity and especially at the way outsiders constructed Italian women's identities as workers, familists, or in some cases as militants.
The Engagement Between the King and the Scots (1647), for example, called for the suppression of all "Anti-Trinitarians, Anabaptists, Antinomians, Arminians, Familists, Brownists, Separatists, Independents, Libertines, and Seekers," as well as "all blasphemy, heresy, schism, and all such scandalous doctrines and practices as are contrary to the light of nature, or to the known principles of Christianity.
As Christopher Hill documents, some groups such as the Familists and the Quakers went so far as to claim "that only the spirit of God within the believer can properly understand the Scriptures.
I dare take upon me, to be the Herauld of New-England so farre, as to proclaime to the world, in the name of our Colony, that all Familists, Antinomians, Anabaptists, and other Enthusiasts, shall have free Liberty to keep away from us, and such as will come to be gone as fast as they can, the sooner the better.
Winthrop's A Short Story of the Rise, reign, and ruine of the Antinomians, Familists, and Libertines recounts, for example, Hutchinson's response to a visit made to her after her banishment by "foure .