Definitions

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  • noun historical A member of a 17th-century Protestant religious community movement founded by Jean de Labadie (1610–1674), a French pietist.

Etymologies

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Labadie +‎ -ist

Examples

  • He would follow her to Wiewert, and even try to join the Labadist colony.

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  • The Labadist community at Wiewert was not the only one to arise in the latter part of the seventeenth century.

    The Flowering Genius of Maria Sibylla Merian

  • Merian grew up in Germany, married, had two daughters, left her husband to join a Labadist (pietist) community in West Friesland, moved to Amsterdam and, at age 52, traveled to Surinam to search for insects.

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  • Together with her daughter Dorothea, she shipped out for Suriname, not to the Labadist colony, but to the Dutch garrison city of Paramaribo.

    The Flowering Genius of Maria Sibylla Merian

  • In 1692, her elder daughter, Johanna Helena, married a Dutch businessman, Jacob Hendrrik Herolt, a Labadist symphathizer with connections to Suriname, and in Nuremberg, Andreas Graff filed for divorce.

    The Flowering Genius of Maria Sibylla Merian

  • Merian grew up in Germany, married, had two daughters, left her husband to join a Labadist (pietist) community in West Friesland, moved to Amsterdam and, at age 52, traveled to Surinam to search for insects.

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  • Caspar entered a Labadist colony, moving to the chilly Frisian borderland village of Wiewert between the Netherlands and Germany to supervise its printing press.

    The Flowering Genius of Maria Sibylla Merian

  • Another group of intrepid Labadist settlers had reached the Dutch colony of Suriname, where they set up a village in the South American rain forest.

    The Flowering Genius of Maria Sibylla Merian

  • Labadist missionaries -- Dankers and Sluyter -- and was only recently unearthed by Henry Murphy at The Hague.

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  • The publication of the manuscript secured by Mr. Murphy stimulated interest in the subject, and at various times monographic contributions appeared upon one or another phase of the Labadist settlement.

    Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680

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