sabbatianism

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sabbatianism (uncountable)

  1. Jewish movement named after Sabbatai Zevi (1626–1676).
    • Sabbatianism is the matrix of every significant movement to have emerged in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, from Hasidism, to Reform Judaism, to the earliest Masonic circles and revolutionary idealism.” –Gershom Scholem

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  • sabbatean
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