Hutchinsonian

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hutchinsonian huch-in-sōn′i-an a follower of John Hutchinson (1674-1737), who held that the Hebrew Scriptures contain typically the elements of all rational philosophy, natural history, and true religion.
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Usage

In literature:

And yet both of these were called Moravians...What sensible Moravian, Methodist or Hutchinsonian did he ever calmly converse with?
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
Methodists, Moravians, and Hutchinsonians are classed as all nearly-related members of one family.
"The English Church in the Eighteenth Century" by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
This is a work of modified Hutchinsonianism, which I have seen cited by several.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
We find many of these writings referred to by Catcott, a Hutchinsonian, who published a "Treatise on the Deluge" in 1761.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
Cotton attempted to remain neutral but favored the Hutchinsonian party.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
The Hutchinsonians were partisans of Vane, who adhered to their doctrine.
"The Beginners of a Nation" by Edward Eggleston
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