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Alogi

[ey-loh-gahy]
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. a group of Christians in the 2nd century a.d. who rejected the doctrine of the Logos.
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Origin of Alogi

1150–1200; < Medieval Latin < Greek álogoi, plural of álogos, equivalent to a- a-6 + -logos, adj. derivative of lógos speech, word, the Word
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Historical Examples

  • The Alogi maintained that it was a forgery which came from Corinth.

    The Bible

    John E. Remsburg

  • This was first done by the so-called Alogi who, however, had to be repudiated.

  • But the Alogi are criticised only mildly, and indeed Irenaeus does not class them as heretics at all.

  • The external evidence for Johannine authorship is strong and, with the exception of the obscure sect of the "Alogi," is uniform.