www.lcms.org/Document.fdoc?src=lcm&id=4666

from the second to fourth centuries, although elements of Gnostic thought are still found in ... c.225) condemned the Gnostic blend of Christian and pagan beliefs.

spiritsciencecentral.com/spirit-studios/minute-faith/gnosticism

Gnosticism encompasses a wide variety of different religious beliefs and systems. Before Catholicism was decreed the state religion of Rome by Constantine in ...

www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/losthiddenchristianity_article_01.shtml

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 ...

www.providencemidland.org/resources/pastor-s-blog/209-gnosticism-versus-christianity

Oct 7, 2015 ... Dear Church Family,. In the sermon this past Sunday, I spoke of the danger of the encroachment of certain Gnostic beliefs upon the Church and ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Gnosticism

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 ...

www.scionofzion.com/origen.htm

By Dr. Ken Matto: Gnosticism was and is a belief that all matter is evil and that freedom comes through knowledge. The word Gnostic comes from the Greek word ...

evidenceforchristianity.org/where-does-gnostic-belief-about-the-old-testament-and-about-jesus-come-from

Jun 28, 2016 ... Question: Where does the gnostic belief that the Old Testament God is the Demiurge and not the true creator come from? Also, where did the ...

www.sacred-texts.com/gno

This page indexes resources about Gnosticism, the Hermetica, and other related belief systems at sacred-texts. GNOSTICISM. Fragments of a Faith Forgotten by ...

www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/gnosticism

It is difficult to classify Gnostic beliefs because they were highly malleable and absorbed trappings of many different religions. The Gnosticism that plagued the ...