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 Informat.io on Sabbatarianism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sabbatarians have claimed that this stems from its being the day of the Sun, or Sol Invictus, as in Mithraism, although evidence is lacking that Mithraists, or any other pagan religion of the time, had weekly religious practices, whether on Sunday or any other day.
Sabbatarians believe that the Torah, the Prophets, and the New Testament teach that the Sabbaths remain sanctified beyond the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, and today serve to remind believers of the Creator, who is the Christ, or the Messiah.
Sabbatarians believe divine grace is an important part of the great news, but can be used to corrupt the Gospel of the Kingdom of God if it is not balanced with obedience.
www.informat.io /?title=sabbatarianism   (910 words)

 Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism
These Sabbatarians never formed a distinct sect; but were merely a party of rigorists scattered among many and various Protestant denominations.
This logical development of judaizing Sabbatarianism is curiously illustrated in the history of a sect of Sabbatarian Socinians founded in Transylvania in Hungary towards the end of the sixteenth century.
Their first principle, which led them to separate from the rest of the Unitarian body, was their belief that the day of rest must be observed with the Jews on the seventh day of the week and not on the Christian Sunday.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/s/sabbatarians,sabbatarianism.html   (721 words)

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Sabbatarians were easy target of the new discriminatory law: they observed the Sabbath, therefore they farmed on Sundays, abstained from eating pork and blood, celebrated the Passover with unleavened bread, and refused baptism of their children--the very sign of their expected conversion.
Az Erdélyi szombatosság nyomában [In the Footsteps of Transylvanian Sabbatarianism].
Az Erdélyi szombatosság nyomában [In the Footsteps of Transylvanian Sabbatarianism (Csikszereda: Pallas-Académia Könyvkiadó, 1999)
w3.enternet.hu /sandor64/cffr/papers/sabbat.htm   (6905 words)

 The Sabbath and Modern Industrial Civilization:
Sabbatarians acknowledge that certain economic activities and industries cannot be completely shut down on the Sabbath.
The central thesis of North's argument is that modern sabbatarians are hypocrites, because the fourth commandment, if followed today, would require that Christians refuse to use electricity and heating in their homes and churches on the Sabbath.
These workers are committing sabbatarian capital crimes each Sunday, and every Christian sabbatarian who uses these gadgets, apart from some legitimate emergency, sends people to hell every Sunday, morning and evening, as he sits in the comfort of his air-conditioned church.
www.reformedonline.com /view/reformedonline/sabbathciv.htm   (3212 words)

 English Dissenters: Sabbatarians
Sabbatarianism is a specific Christian belief in the nature of and the observance of the Jewish Sabbath as the the Day of Rest.
Sabbatarianism was not an organized sect, but rather a general belief in maintaining many of the traditional Jewish laws and observances associated with the early Church.
Sabbatarian practioners were also to be found within the Church of England in one form or another.
www.exlibris.org /nonconform/engdis/sabbatarians.html   (2926 words)

Sabbatarians regarded this action as a violation of the "rights of conscience" and an improper expansion of federal power into the local arena.
Sabbatarian efforts intensified in 1826 when the Presbyterian General Assembly urged all members to boycott transportation companies that persisted in operating steamboats, stagecoaches, or canal packets on Sunday.
Sabbatarians like U.S. senator Theodore Frelinghuysen from New Jersey, former president of the GUPCS, helped to establish the Whig Party and shape the moralistic ideology that characterized Whiggism.
www.americanforeignrelations.com /Ro-Sl/Sabbatarianism.html   (864 words)

 Sabbatarianism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Unitarian Church condemned Sabbatarianism as innovation (forbidden by the Transylvanian law on religious toleration) in 1618.
Certain powers were attributed to Sabbatarians such as the abilty to see ghosts.
Sabbatarians sometimes consider themselves as the remnant that hold to the testimony of Christ, and keep the Commandments, spoken of in the book of Revelation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sabbatarianism   (949 words)

 Sabbatarianism Re-Examined - What You Should Know   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On the issue of Sabbatarianism, the final court of appeal must be the New Testament Epistles.
Sabbatarians say that the silence of the conference on the Sabbath question proves there was no argument on this matter, and therefore all sides must have agreed to keep the Sabbath.
The Puritans, who were great Sabbatarians, made valiant efforts to prove that this passage refers only to the ritual law; They were pressed to do this in order to maintain their defense of Sabbatarianism and their opposition to antinomianism.
www.sdaoutreach.org /Home/Articles/sabbatarian/tabid/452/Default.aspx   (17929 words)

 Sabbatarianism ONLINE SHOP - Sabbatarianism ONLINE SHOP
Sabbatarianism is the belief that the Old Testament law of the Sabbath applies to Christians.
Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism Defines Sabbatarianism as a rigorist conflation of the Christian Sunday with the Jewish Sabbath, devotes attention to Seventh-Day Sabbatarianism as well.
Sabbatarianism Re-Examined Robert Brinsmead explores the fallacies behind sabbatarianism in a landmark 1981 paper.
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 Sabbatarianism, Semi-Sabbatarianism
Strict or literal sabbatarianism contends that God's directive concerning the OT sabbath law is natural, universal, and moral; consequently the sabbath requires mankind to abstain from all labor except those tasks necessary for the welfare of society.
Historically, we see a trend toward sabbatarianism in the Eastern church during the fourth century and the Irish church of the sixth century when, interestingly, a dual recognition of both sabbath and Sunday was stressed.
The most notable proponent of strict sabbatarianism at the present time is the Seventh day Adventist Church; several smaller adventist groups hold the same or similar views.
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 A New Effort to Defend (Legislate) the Sabbath?
Attacks on evolution and its teaching in public schools were also part of a fundamentalist and evangelical social agenda during the early part of this century, as was the effort to protect America from the perceived threat of German modernistic religious doctrines and theologies.
Sabbatarianism is not unfamiliar territory for either the Pope or his church.
But is it the prospect of mandated Sabbatarianism in the form of Sunday blue laws, or indirect pressures -- like "encouraging" civic or government groups to discriminate in favor of religious exercise in scheduling athletic events, marathon or other public activities -- which threatens to violate state-church separation.
www.infidels.org /wire/stories/aanews_blueLaws.html   (1516 words)

 Ankerberg Theological Research Institute - The John Ankerberg Show
In its cultic form, sabbatarianism claims that Saturday is the true Sabbath and that it is the only valid day of worship for Christians as well as for Jews.
The following presentation of Christian sabbatarianism, therefore, is not a straw man. It is a factual exposition of the doctrine and the arguments given to support it.
While the cultic Sabbatarian would restrict the fourth Commandment to the seventh day, the Christian Sabbatarian would state that the seventh day is not part of the moral law, but is a positive or ceremonial law.
www.ankerberg.com /Articles/apologetics/AP0103W3.htm   (1368 words)

 Calvin in the Hands of the Philistines: or, Did Calvin Bowl on the Sabbath? by Chris Coldwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mathieson has a strong antipathy to what he calls ‘grim Sabbatarianism;’ and, in attempting to show that Knox was not imbued with it, he has betrayed the superficial nature of his own acquaintance with the history of the period.
It is not mentioned in any of the Sabbatarian literature surveyed from 1583 till the year 1824 when Disraeli issued it forth, and his statement that this tale was a tradition might indicate that no firm evidence will be found to confirm the origin of the tale.
Sabbatarians are by no means justified in ignoring "facts." But neither should anti-Sabbatarian authors rely on unsubstantiated rumor.
www.fpcr.org /blue_banner_articles/calvin_bowls.htm   (14557 words)

 Sabbatarianism :: Practices
Sabbatarianism Re-Examined - Robert Brinsmead explores the fallacies behind sabbatarianism in a landmark 1981 paper.
Sabbatarians - Historical information on Sabbatarianism, in particular, the English Sabbatarians of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism - Defines Sabbatarianism as a rigorist conflation of the Christian Sunday with the Jewish Sabbath, devotes attention to Seventh-Day Sabbatarianism as well.
society.gourt.com /Religion-and-Spirituality/Christianity/Practices/Sabbatarianism.html   (761 words)

 From Sunday to Sabbath: Puritan Origins of Sabbatarianism
On their Sabbath, Sabbatarians refrain from all customary work, except works of charity, necessity and worship, because they understand the Sabbath to be a law of God.
True Sabbatarianism, whether advocating Sunday or Saturday, insists both on the divine origin and the continued authority of the commandment.
Sabbatarianism is not simply a devout respect for a church tradition.
www.wcg.org /lit/law/sabbath/sun-sab1.htm   (7501 words)

 Sabbath - Christianity Knowledge Base
Generally the religious festivals, new moons, and accompanying high sabbaths of Leviticus 23, Numbers 28-29, Isaiah 1:13-14, Hosea 2:11, Ezekiel 45:17 and Colossians 2:16-17 were continued to be observed, as can be seen in such passages as Acts 18:21, 1 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Peter 2:13, Jude 1:12, and Acts 27:9.
Some Sabbatarians believe these High Sabbaths to have been fulfilled by the coming of Christ, and their misused practice condemned by Isaiah and Hosea.
The influence of the Socinians was felt among the Anabaptists in the Netherlands.
christianity.wikia.com /wiki/Sabbath   (4854 words)

 Search the Internet - InternetDJ.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sabbatarianism Re-Examined - - Robert Brinsmead explores the fallacies behind sabbatarianism in a landmark 1981 paper.
Sabbatarians - - Historical information on Sabbatarianism, in particular, the English Sabbatarians of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Sabbatarians, Sabbatarianism - - Defines Sabbatarianism as a rigorist conflation of the Christian Sunday with the Jewish Sabbath, devotes attention to Seventh-Day Sabbatarianism as well.
www.internetdj.com /search/search.php?browse=/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Practices/Sabbatarianism   (316 words)

Sabbatarian views were also to be found within the Church of England in one form or another.
She had not renounced her Sabbatarian views, and seems to have been quite active in the movement.
Traskite Sabbatarians may well have vanished in the late 1620's to 1645 except for the efforts of Dorothy Traske to keep the movement alive.
www.giveshare.org /churchhistory/sdb/englishdissenters.html   (2548 words)

 Sabbatarianism Re-Examined - Chapter 11: Testing Truth
Seventh-day Adventism, by virtue of its apocalyptic Sabbatarianism, is unrelentingly hostile to every other Christian system which adopts another pattern of worship.
This Jesus is not the Jesus of anyone's imagination but the Jesus who fulfills the Old Testament by being conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, crucified for our sins and raised again for our justification.
But church history amply demonstrates that genuine faith has existed with or without Sabbatarianism, with or without certain views of baptism, the supper, election, the millennium or certain theories of inspiration, etc.
www.gospeloutreach.net /chap11.html   (2022 words)

 Sabbatarianism - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Sabbatarianism, belief held by some Protestant Christians in the strict observance of the Sabbath on Sunday.
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- of Sabbath or Sabbatarians: relating to the Sabbath or its observance, or to Sabbatarians
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 The Catholic Record, Sept. 1, 1923.
Smith gave an explanatory interview which, though it may tend to allay Sabbatarian indignation, does not claim that he was misreported; indeed he further emphasizes the fact that the Jewish Sabbath and Christian Sunday are quite distinct and separate institutions.
With much of the activity of the Sabbatarians we are in sympathy.
That is the great principle that is forgotten under the damnosa hereditas of Puritanical sabbatarianism.
www.aloha.net /~mikesch/c-record.htm   (1792 words)

 Augur Pearce, Sacred Time (1)
A strict sabbatarianism would seem an unlikely motive for the Emperor, while the encouragement of regular Christian worship would be more in keeping with what is known of his general religious policy.
While a strict sabbatarianism was not unknown to the early church, the dominant thinking behind the canon law received from the continent does appear to have been that, while the Lord’s Day must be observed by common worship, all further provision was a matter of expedience.
Strict sabbatarianism certainly remained alive, experiencing revivals around the time of the 1780 Act and again in the 1830s; but the latter, at least, showed signs of a rearguard action against a population which felt that the real reason for Sunday observance was to deny them their pleasures and keep them in their place.
www.ncl.ac.uk /nuls/research/wpapers/pearce1.html   (7084 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This increasingly legalistic view of the Lord’s Day came to be known as Puritan Sabbatarianism, defined by the assertion that the Sabbath should be observed on Sunday, and that it should be observed rigidly.
Puritan Sabbatarianism held that just as God had rested at the end of creation, so too did Christ rest on the day of his resurrection, the day on which he completed his work of redemption.
In many ways, such statements hold much truth to them; Edwards, being raised under Puritan Sabbatarianism, held beliefs that were quite consistent with his generation and the ones that preceded him.
www.hillsdale.edu /Academics/downloads/jeremyyoungedwards_1.doc   (1900 words)

 How First Day Sabbatarianism Entered the Church
A consideration of that peculiar form of First Day Sabbatarianism which developed from Bullinger, Scottish Presbyterianism and Puritanism and went on to undermine the believer's liberty in Christ in many countries.
So First Day Sabbatarianism is the doctrine of those Christians who believe that Sunday is the Christian Sabbath, to be observed in accordance with the 4th commandment.
The Scottish Presbyterians and the Puritans brought their views to the New World colonies, where rigorous sabbath laws were enacted (as we have seen) and penalties were often severe.
www.ukapologetics.net /sabbatarianism.html   (3108 words)

 The Definitive Guide to Sabbath XXXX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to the Pauline teachings which appear to rescind observing the Sabbath, Jesus himself is recorded as not resting on the Sabbath as the Mosaic Law commands.
Christians who reject the religious observance of the first day argue, based on the reasons given above, that there is no significance given to the first day, the breaking of bread, nor the preaching; they are merely mentioned as events that might take place on any day of the week.
It is often argued that the loss of special reverence for Saturday was due to a Great Apostasy in connection with the Constantinian shift; and most of the groups holding this belief see seventh day sabbatarianism as a mark of the restored church.
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