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- proper noun The
religiouspractices of the Labadists.
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Labadism, theologically, recognized a scheme of covenants extending from Adam to
Labadism, Jean de Labadie, was born in France, at Bourg near Bordeaux, on February 13, 1610.
In general respects the theology of Labadism was that of the Reformed Church of the
The Labadists abroad exerted an appreciable influence upon the life of their times, and did much to infuse a spirit of evangelical earnestness into the Reformed Church of the Netherlands, which, at the rise of Labadism, was formal and pedantic in its modes of worship and given to theological disputation.
Labadism, theologically, belonged to the school of Calvin; in its spirit it was in line with the vein of mysticism which is met throughout the history of the Christian Church.
; convert to Labadism, xxiv; naturalization of, xxviii; visit from, 237; biographical information, 237 n.