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Gnosticism is a modern name for a variety of ancient religious ideas and systems, originating in .... The Gnostic belief was widespread within Christianity until the proto-orthodox Christian communities expelled the group in the second and third  ...

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Summary of the Gnostic worldview and Gnostic understanding of Cosmos, Diety, Salvation and Human destiny. Essay authored by Dr. Stephan Hoeller.

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Gnosticism from AD 1-300 church history timeline. ... But although Gnostic beliefs varied a good deal, we can sum up a few essential points on which all agreed:.

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Gnosticism consisted of many syncretistic belief systems which combined elements taken from Asian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek and Syrian pagan religions, ...

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Sep 11, 2018 ... Gnosticism is an ancient heresy that divided the church in the second and third centuries. Learn why this belief system contradicts Christian ...

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Gnosticism goes back centuries before the Christian era, possibly as early as the fifth Century, B.C. A belief system developed in ancient Syria and Persia that ...

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Feb 8, 2017 ... Whether or not you know it, you've probably been influenced by the beliefs of the Gnostics and their powerful grasp over aspects of Western ...

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The Gnostics took an intellectual and esoteric view of Christianity that downplayed the paternal and sexist aspects of Christian doctrine and took the emphasis ...

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In this lesson, learn about the Gnostics, a mysterious sect in early Christianity. We 'll discuss their beliefs, including their version of creation...