Sabbatarian


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one who observes Saturday as the Sabbath (as in Judaism)

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The ET accepted that Mrs Mba genuinely and deeply held religious beliefs, but it also considered that her sabbatarian belief was not a "core component of the Christian faith", i.
His father was a strict Sabbatarian and ardent prohibitionist who refused to grow barley (uniquely suited to his soil) because it would have been used to produce beer.
This action was anathema to the strict Sabbatarian Free Presbyterian Hebrideans.
41) More than just a cartoonist, Bengough was a lecturer, labour reformer, and Sabbatarian, and his activities did not fail to attract attention to his illustrations, and by the time Grip met its demise in 1894, the Telegram was a year or so into its stride of producing daily front-page cartoons.
Wannabe rocker Sharif Hamaty, 19, is on a mission to get his heavy metal band Sabbatarian recognised in Dubai.
I think that it is very brave of him to challenge the sabbatarian and social prejudices of some of his neighbours, and to raise the profile of homo-sexuality in Lewis, even if he didn't know he was being observed.
The Leisure Hour, and even more so The Sunday at Home, reflected the much larger sabbatarian movement, devoted to preserving Sunday as a day of rest and of religious observance.
53) Though usually lacking the Sabbatarian rigor of their New England cousins, residents of Barbados, Jamaica, and South Carolina set the Lord's Day aside as a special one in the week.
A SECOND Sunday air service is to be started to the Sabbatarian stronghold of the Isle of Lewis - angering Wee Frees.
His enumeration of the links between these different natural cycles via the patterns of seven actually makes my point: The sabbatarian pattern is uniquely Jewish, is integral to the Jewish cultural construction of time--but it is not natural.
But it is significanf as a clear-cut endorsement of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and is also a reaffirmation by the Supreme Court of a decision that allowed exemptions from work on Saturdays for Sabbatarian Adventists.
So, for example, it would be wrong, on this view, for an electorate that happened to contain a male majority to rule on the question of abortion, in which women have an obviously greater stake; it would be wrong for a majority indifferent to matters of headgear to compel Sikhs to remove their turbans, since they have a religious stake in the importance of wearing them; it would be wrong for a more-or-less-religiously indifferent majority to impose a common pause day so inflexibly that it violated the sabbatarian requirements of minorities.
Despite its apparent raucous vitality (not to mention its somewhat shady reputation for gambling, prostitution, and disregard of sabbatarian prohibitions), Coney Island attractions, like modern resorts and theme parks, maintained private police forces, and "restricted access and replaced the anarchy outside the gates with an ordered environment conducive to profit making" (230).
Music became a marker of religious identity and a tool of provocation; Sabbatarian attempts to enforce Sunday observance were met with deliberate profanation.