from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Christian sect of the fourth century, which deried the omniscience of the Supreme Being, maintaining that God knows the past only by memory, and the future only by inference from the present.
  • A sect of the sixth century, followers of Themistius, deacon of Alexandria, who, on the authority of Mark xiii. 32 (“But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, … neither the Son, but the Father”), held that Christ, as man, was ignorant of many things, and specifically of the time of the day of judgment.
  • Other forms are Agnoïtæ and Agnoïtes.


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