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Definition of Apotactite

Apotactite
Apotactite Ap`o*tac"tite, n. [LL. pl. apotactitae, Gr. ?, fr. ? set apart; ? from + ? to arrange, ordain.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect of ancient Christians, who, in supposed imitation of the first believers, renounced all their possessions.

Meaning of Apotactite from wikipedia

- The Apotactics or Apotactites (from the Gr**** apot****omai, to renounce) were adherents of a Christian heresy which sprang up in the third century and...
- directed against the beliefs and practices of the ‘Encratites’ and ‘Apotactites’ of rural Lycaonia. It seems to be written in the second half of the...
- condemned individual property, hence the name sometimes given to them of Apotactites or Renuntiatores. They preserved an absolute chastity and abstained from...
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