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  • noun A group of Christian heretics in Asia Minor that flourished around 170 CE.


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  • In Asia Minor, the principal seat of millenarian teachings, the so-called Alogi rose up against millenarianism as well as against Montanism, but they went too far in their opposition, rejecting not only the Apocalypse of St. John, alleging Cerinthus as its author, but his Gospel also.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • We need pay little heed to the sect known as the Alogi, who attributed both St. John's {271} Gospel and the

    The Books of the New Testament

  • On the labours in scientific theology on the part of the so-called Alogi in

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • From the assault of the "Alogi" on the Johannine Gospel we learn that about 160 the whole of our four Gospels had not been definitely recognised even in Asia Minor.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • Moreover, it is a fact deserving of the greatest attention that the Montanists and their decided opponents in Asia, the so-called Alogi, had no ecclesiastical _canon_ before them, though they may all have possessed the universally acknowledged books of the Romish canon, and none other, in the shape of _books read in the churches_.] [Footnote 306: See the Prolegg. of Westcott and Hort (these indeed give an opposite judgment), and cf.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • The life of the prophets themselves was subsequently subjected to sharp criticism.] [Footnote 219: This was first done by the so-called Alogi who, however, had to be repudiated.] [Footnote 220: De ieiun.

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • And to this it may be added, that the Alogi, the Theodosians, constantly rejected the gospel of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It may, therefore, well be that the Alogi did not reject the doctrine itself but only the Logos form under which the doctrine was presented in the Gospel.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The Alogi, about A.D. 200, a sect so called because of their rejection of the logos-doctrine, denied the authenticity of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The Alogi attributed these two books to Cerinthus.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize


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