NOYES, John Humphrey


NOYES, John Humphrey
(1811-1886)
   religious and SOCIAL REFORMER who developed PERFECTIONIST and ADVENTIST views contrary to CALVINISM. Pronounced himself "Sinless" in 1834. Established two communes--Putney, Vermont (1840-1848) and Oneida, New York (1848-1881)--to practice and propagate his ideas of perfectionism, biblical COMMUNISM, complex marriage, male continence, population control, mutual criticism, and education. Emigrated in 1876 to Niagara Falls, Ontario. Author of History of American Socialism (1870).

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