A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Barlaamites

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BARLAAMITES, a denomination of the sixteenth century, followers of Barlaam, a Neapolitan monk, who was called a heretic for asserting that the light, which surrounded Christ on Mount Tabor, was not an emanation of the divine Essence.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Mosheim, vol. iii. p. 374, new edition.