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Gnos·ti·cism
[nos-tuh-siz-uhm]
NOUN [CHRISTIANITY.]
1.
a group of ancient heresies, stressing escape from this world through the acquisition of esoteric knowledge.
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Gnosticism is a modern name for a variety of ancient religious ideas and systems, originating in ...... Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Boston: Brill. p.

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Gnosticism definition is - the thought and practice especially of various cults of ... Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions ...

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Gnosticism definition, a group of ancient heresies, stressing escape from this world through the acquisition of esoteric knowledge. See more.

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Gnostic definition, pertaining to knowledge. See more.

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MODERN GNOSTICISM. LITERATURE. Gnosticism--except perhaps in 1 Timothy 6:20, where Paul warns Timothy against "the gnosis, which is falsely so ...

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Definition of Gnosticism - a prominent heretical movement of the 2nd-century Christian Church, partly of pre-Christian origin. Gnostic doctrine taught that t.

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Literally, "one who knows." Every religion has its gnostics, but Gnostic with a capital G almost always refers to Christian Gnostics. Beliefs vary widely, but ...

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A Dictionary of Gnosticism [Andrew Phillip Smith] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Dictionary of Gnosticism is a scholarly yet accessible ...

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GNOSTICISM The theory of salvation by knowledge. Already in the first century of the Christian era there were Gnostics who claimed to know the mysteries of the ...