children of light

Definition of children of light

1 : Christians as having received the divine light or being enlightened by it in allusion to Luke 16: 8 (RSV)
2 : a name assumed by the early Quakers

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History and Etymology for children of light

translation of Greek huioi ton phōtos

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“Children of light.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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