apikoros


apikoros
A Jewish person who does not follow Jewish law

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • APIKOROS — APIKOROS, in popular usage, one who negates the rabbinic tradition. The designation apikoros first occurs in rabbinic literature in the Mishnah (Sanh. 10:1), enumerated among those who forfeit their share in the world to come. Although there is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • apikoros — noun A Jewish skeptic or apostate. And these are they that have no portion in the world to come: He who says that the revivification of the dead cannot be proved from the Law, and that the Law is not from heaven, and an Apikoros (that is, one… …   Wiktionary

  • apikoros — api·ko·ros …   English syllables

  • apikoros — noun see apikores …   Useful english dictionary

  • HERESY — HERESY, belief in ideas contrary to those advocated by religious authorities. Because Judaism has no one official formulation of dogma against which heresy can be defined, it has no clear cut definition of heresy. A heretic may be distinguished… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Heresy in Orthodox Judaism — (Hebrew: כְּפִירָה‎ kefira) is principally defined as departure from the traditional Jewish principles of faith. Mainstream Orthodox Judaism holds that rejection of the simple meaning of Maimonides 13 principles of Jewish faith involves… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Majzels — Photo of Robert Majzels by Claire Huot, 2006. Robert Majzels (born 1950) is a Canadian novelist, poet, playwright and translator. Contents 1 Life …   Wikipedia

  • Apicorete — Apicorète Du grec apikoros (ou épikoros), l apicorète est un non croyant, une personne peu rigoureuse dans la pratique religieuse. Les rabbins utilisaient ce terme afin de désigner les disciples d Épicure au IVe siècle avant l ère chrétienne. Ses …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Apicorète — Du grec apikoros (ou épikoros), l apicorète est un non croyant, une personne peu rigoureuse dans la pratique religieuse. Les rabbins utilisaient ce terme afin de désigner les disciples d Épicure au IVe siècle avant l ère chrétienne. Ses adeptes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jewish heretics — are Jewish individuals (historically, philosophers) whose works have in part or in whole been condemned as heretical by significant persons or groups in the larger Jewish community based on the classical teachings of Judaism and derived from… …   Wikipedia

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