Sandemanian


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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Robert Sandeman, a Scotch sectary of the eighteenth century. See Glassite.
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A more accomplished poem is "The Sandemanian Meeting House in Highbury Quadrant" (Mount Zion 32).
(17) Concerning the poems in this volume, John Sparrow wondered whether Betjeman had begun to "derive a deeper pleasure from any Sandemanian Meeting-house than from Salisbury Cathedral," but ultimately praised Betjemans "sense of period, ...
He engaged in a variety of other chemical and consulting and legal work, which became too much a distraction from research and government work and from his variety of institutional service: to the Royal Institution, where he became indispensable; to the Athenaeum, of which he was a founding member, and briefly the Secretary; and to the Sandemanian church, in which he became a Deacon in 1832; the letters in which he wrote about his religion are intense but few; his religion was a private and a church matter.
Having begun life as a Sandemanian Baptist minister, Godwin slowly shed his religious beliefs and turned to penny-a-line journalism in the 1780s and then political pamphleteering and literature.
Two years later, he resigned from his position as elder in the Sandemanian church, and the next year , in 1865, he stepped down from the position of superintendent of the house at the Royal Institute and severed his long connection with Trinity House.
* Geoffrey Cantor, Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist (St.
Noll (Oxford, 1999), 1204 1; Geoffrey Cantor, Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist.
CANTOR, G.; "Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist", MacMillan Academic and Profesional Ltda., Londres (1991).
Faraday was an earnest and ardent Christian of the Sandemanian sect.
Michael Faraday, the greatest experimental physicist ever, even belonged to a religious sect called the Sandemanians; his faith did not get in the way when he discovered electromagnetism - without any formal education whatsoever while hailing from a very humble background.
He was a member of a small, rigid sect known as the Sandemanians. This religious foundation kept him free from the politics of science and allowed in unusual latitude in his pursuits and relationships.
The family belonged to a small, stern, religious sect known as the Sandemanians. Mr Hamilton delights in relating how, while accompanying Sir Humphrey and Lady Davy on an eighteen month tour of Europe, the youthful Faraday was offered a bed at a French hotel in which the Pope had recently slept--'an event for which his religious training gave no particular guidance'.