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Meaning of MONTANIST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon"ta*nist\, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
A follower of Mintanus, a Phrygian enthusiast of the second
century, who claimed that the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete,
dwelt in him, and employed him as an instrument for purifying
and guiding men in the Christian life. -- {Mon`ta*nis"tic},
{Mon`ta*nis"tic*al}, a.

 

 

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