A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Effrontes

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EFFRONTES, sectaries, so called from shaving their foreheads till they bled, (which they called the baptism of blood,) and then anointing them with oil; using no other baptism, and denyring the person and deity of the Holy Ghost.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Ross' View of all Religions, p. 233.