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  • n. Plural form of Simonian.


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  • Church fathers writing in the first and second centuries frequently speak of a group of heretics called Simonians.

    Mysteries & Intrigues of the Bible

  • In fine, they have a name derived from Simon, the author of these most impious doctrines, being called Simonians; and from them

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • II, xiii) calls the Simonians the most immoral and depraved of mankind.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • I had indeed partially learnt this view of things from the thoughts awakened in me by the speculations of the St. Simonians; but it was made a living principle pervading and animating the book by my wife's promptings.

    Harriet Taylor Mill

  • This fringe of the Catholic movement emerged from religious minded Saint-Simonians, some of the followers of Lamennais, and a number of the Polish emigrées who fled to France after the rebellion against Russia in 1830.

    Catholic Social Thought: Europe

  • The Simonians were condemned who admitted the purgation of souls — Psuken

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • But the Simonians and the Origenists had taken their purgatory from Virgil, Plato and the Egyptians.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The Mandaeans, the Simonians, the Dositheans—and, arguably, even the Knights Templar—were ruthlessly persecuted and suppressed by the Catholic Church because of their knowledge about, and reverence for, the Baptist, leaving only the small group of Mandaeans in Iraq.

    The Templar Revelation

  • None of the sects—Mandaeans, Simonians and Dositheans—which were associated with John the Baptist is part of the Jewish religion, although they all began in Palestine, two of them in the heretical northern land of Samaria.

    The Templar Revelation

  • St. Simonians finding the “mystic mother,” and this she did in a way which would amuse you.



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