Sabbatarian

ADJECTIVE
  1. pertaining to the Sabbath and its observance
NOUN
  1. one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)
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How To Use Sabbatarian In A Sentence

  • It is notable, however, that members of religions which preserve strict sabbatarianism, that is, Saturday observance, usually have little difficulty in putting that into practice.
  • Accept the Sabbatarian definition of the term covenant, and it legitimately follows that none were ever in that covenant save those who held converse with Jehovah, through Moses, saying, “All these things will we observe and do.” The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, May, 1880
  • Wittenberg itself, Andrew Karlstadt (or Carlstadt) promoted a further movement against the Mass and, on the strength of the Old Testament attacked images and called for a stricter sabbatarianism, so that signs of the later Puritanism were already visible. CHRISTIANITY IN HISTORY
  • A conscientious diarist, though full of sabbatarian zeal, was fain to admit that 'Severall sorts of Busnesses was a-Going on: Sum a-Exercising, Sum a-Hearing o' the The Great Fortress : A chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760
  • Such stern sabbatarianism was once the norm on the Isle of Lewis, where the dominant sect is the Free Presbyterians. Iran wants to dazzle London, but will Prince Charles give his consent?
  • The geese on the green downs, just below the village, had clearly never even heard of Calvin; they were luxuriating in a series of plunges into the deep pools in a way to prove complete ignorance of nice sabbatarian laws. In and out of Three Normady Inns
  • I'm not in principle a dedicated, old-style sabbatarian, but there are moments when I fully understand what that is about in its most positive sense -- and many of those moments happen when I'm enjoying a Sabbath eve meal with Jewish friends, when I realize just what it is to have twenty-four hours experienced as sheer gift and grace, to be welcomed like a bride. An address by the Archbishop of Canterbury given to a meeting of the Alcuin Club at Lambeth Palace
  • Oh, A SHOP, you mean," Philip replied, putting on at once his most respectable British sabbatarian air. The British Barbarians
  • When Count Zinzendorf, the founder of the Moravian church in Germany, visited America in 1741, he was astonished to find the hold the Sabbatarian doctrine had upon the entire German population of Pennsylvania.
  • The Israelites, a messianic sabbatarian sect, whose ritual included baptism by total immersion at midnight, the kiss of peace, and an annual passover, had made their headquarters in the location at Ntaba Class and Colour in South Africa 1850-1950 - Chapter 12
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