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Spirituels.

Pantheistic antinomian sect of the Reformation period; called Libertines* by opponents; originated perhaps at Lille, ca. 130 mi. NNE of Paris, Fr.; spread in Neth, and Fr. Held that since all visible existence is a manifestation of the one Spirit, nothing can be essentially bad; regenerate man attains the innocence that Adam had before he knew good and evil and recognizes that the distinction bet. good and bad is baseless.


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