from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Taught of God.
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As a prophet he is a theodidact of inestimable value, as was Dace.
As a _prophet_ he is a _theodidact_ of _inestimable_ value, as was Dace.
But enlightenment was for theodidacts, and he was no holy theodidact-no gaudily painted gold-crowned figure in the Writings.
Owing nothing to church or school he was truly _theodidact_,  and if he perhaps did not perceive the revolutionary bearing of his preaching, he at least always refused to be ordained priest.