noun Date: circa 1674 strict and often rigorous observance of the Sabbath

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  • Sabbatarianism —    In the Hebrew Bible (the Christian Old Testament), the Ten Commandments state Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. For the Jews, this command led to an elaborate weekly observance that began at sunset on Friday evening and continued for… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Sabbatarianism — See Sabbatarian. * * * ▪ religion       doctrine of those Christians (Christianity) who believe that Sunday (the Christian Sabbath) should be observed in accordance with the Fourth Commandment, which forbids work on the Sabbath because it is a… …   Universalium

  • Sabbatarianism — noun The principles and practices of a Sabbatarian …   Wiktionary

  • Sabbatarianism —    Particular strictness in the observation of the Sabbath …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • sabbatarianism — sab·ba·tar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Sabbatarianism —  Шаббатаризм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • sabbatarianism — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əˌnizəm noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized : the principles and practices of sabbatarians; especially : the puritanical suppression on Sunday of all avoidable work and enjoyment as an enforcement of pious devotion and sobriety …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism — • Defines Sabbatarianism as a rigorist conflation of the Christian Sunday with the Jewish Sabbath, devotes attention to Seventh Day Sabbatarianism as well Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sabbatarian — Sabbatarianism, n. /sab euh tair ee euhn/, n. 1. a person who observes the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as the Sabbath. 2. a person who adheres to or favors a strict observance of Sunday. adj. 3. of or pertaining to the Sabbath and its… …   Universalium

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