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Apr 27, 2016 ... They used the term “Gnostics” to categorize many different ancient religions, which shared common beliefs. The Gnostics were heavily ...

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The Gnostic belief, as one theory has it, is that this inept creator-god accidentally infused into humanity a spark of the highest form of a so-called “spiritual reality.

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A primary belief of Gnosticism was dualism. This idea purports that a cosmological conflict of antithetic forces exists and will always be polar opposites . In plain ...

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GNOSTICISM, designates the beliefs held by a number of nonorthodox Christian sects flourishing in the first to second centuries C.E., which developed mystical ...

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Sep 19, 2016 ... What then are the gnostic gospels? To answer this question, we must first understand what gnosticism is. Gnosticism refers to a religious belief ...

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Feb 17, 2011 ... The Essenes and early Christians also shared apocalyptic beliefs, that is a ... The Gnostic belief that matter and creation was evil was also ...

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Dec 1, 2016 ... The idea that human beings are non-bodily persons inhabiting non-personal bodies never quite goes away. Although the mainstreams of ...

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History of Gnosticism from its pre-Christian roots through its developed doctrines concerning cosmogony, the Sophia-myth, soteriology, and eschatology.

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Jun 23, 2017 ... Central to many gnostic beliefs is a dualistic view of the universe, in which matter was seen as essentially illusory while spirit is the only true ...