Definition of Alogi in English:

Alogi

noun

Church History
  • Treated as plural. The name given to a Christian group of the 2nd cent. a.d., regarded as heretical and alleged to have rejected the writings of St John and especially his doctrine of the Logos.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Meredith Hanmer (1543–1604), Church of England and Church of Ireland clergyman and historian. From post-classical Latin Alogi, name of a sect from Byzantine Greek ἀλόγοι, use as noun of masculine plural of ancient Greek ἄλογος unreasoning, irrational, absurd from ἀ- + λογος.

Pronunciation

Alogi

/əˈləʊdʒʌɪ/