A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Adamites

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ADAMITES, a denomination in the second century, who asserted, that since their redemption by the death of Christ they were as innocent as Adam before the fall, and are accused of praying naked in their assemblies. It was renewed in the fifteenth century by one Picard, a native of Flanders.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Mosheim, vol. i. p. 418. Broughton's Hist Library, voL i. p. 49.