Friend of God

Definition of Friend of God

: a clerical or lay mystic of a 14th century Rhenish and Swiss movement that sought holiness not in ceremonies and creeds but in a direct personal relationship with God

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translation of German gottes freund

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“Friend of God.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Friend%20of%20God. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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