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  • noun Plural form of Ebionite.


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  • The name Ebionites comes from the Hebrew word "ebion" meaning "the poor".

    Israpundit 2009

  • St. Justin, however, does not use the term Ebionites, and when this term first occurs

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy 1840-1916 1913

  • The word Ebionites, or rather, more correctly, Ebionæans (Ebionaioi), is a transliteration of an Aramean word meaning "poor men".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy 1840-1916 1913

  • I am aware of a sect called the Ebionites which existed in the first century, but other than that I need to be educated about on this issue Got any book or website suggestions for that?

    Did Jesus Exist On YouTube James F. McGrath 2008

  • St. Epiphanius quotes Acts of the Apostles, believed to have been composed by those Christians called Ebionites, or poor, and which were rejected by the Church — acts very ancient, it is true, but full of abuse of St. Paul.

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • Those who are called Ebionites agree that the world was made by God; but their opinions with respect to the Lord are similar to those of

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus 1819-1893 2001

  • An Eastern sect which flourished about a.d. 200 to 400, and which was so designated as being the "opponents of Mary", The Ebionites were the first who maintained that Our Lord was merely the son of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize 1840-1916 1913

  • Irenæus maintains the first statement as well against the "Ebionites" as against the Valentinians who thought that

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) Adolph Harnack 1890

  • The name "Ebionites" is interpreted as a nickname given them by the Church ( "beggarly" in the knowledge of scripture, and particularly of Christology).] [Footnote 424: Eusebius knows no more than Origen (H. E.

    History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7) Adolph Harnack 1890

  • To argue that the Mosaic law is binding (except insofar as it embodies natural law, which we can elucidate through the informed reason) is to fall into the error of the Ebionites.

    Matthew Yglesias » Did Haiti Form a Pact With the Devil? 2010


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