A Dictionary Of Gnosticism - kiinnik.ml

gnosticism internet encyclopedia of philosophy - gnosticism gnosticism after gn sis the greek word for knowledge or insight is the name given to a loosely organized religious and philosophical movement that flourished in the first and second centuries ce the exact origin s of this school of thought cannot be traced although it is possible to locate influences or sources as far back as the second and first centuries bce such as, marcion of sinope wikipedia - marcion of sinope m r n i n s i n greek c 85 c 160 was an important figure in early christianity his theology rejected the deity described in the hebrew scriptures and in distinction affirmed the father of christ as the true god the church fathers denounced marcion and he was excommunicated from the proto orthodox church