www.tomorrowsworld.org/magazines/2000/july-august/a-different-gospel

One of the prime opponents of early Apostolic Christianity was Gnosticism—a radical belief system that mixed pagan ideas, Greek philosophy, mysticism and ...

www.earlychristianhistory.info/gnostic.html

Gnosticism was merely the last “incarnation” of a very old belief system, going back at least to the 6th century BCE and probably much further even than that.

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Due to the influence that Gnosticism has had on popular media and Christianity itself in recent decades, an examination of the basic beliefs of the Gnostic …

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 ...

www.coptic.net/articles/GnosticHeresies.txt

_|_ | C O P | N E T THE GNOSTICS A Survey of Gnostic Beliefs and Gnostic- Christian ties by Maged S. Mikhail Knowledge has always fascinated Man, his ...

www.patheos.com/blogs/voxnova/2007/12/27/gnosticism-some-of-its-beliefs-practices-and-its-continued-influence-in-the-world-part-i

Dec 27, 2007 ... To Gnosticism's separation of soul and body, spirit and flesh, ... Some of Its Beliefs, Practices, and its Continued Influence in the World: Part I.

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/the-secret-world-of-the-new-gnostics-64767.html

Mar 18, 2004 ... The key lies in the obscure and ancient religious sect of Gnosticism. .... It insisted, in line with Gnostic beliefs, that sex for procreation was the ...

encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/gn/Gnosticism

Gnosticism taught generally that matter was evil, and was the creation of a lesser "god", called the Demiurge, after Plato.

www.insight.org/resources/article-library/individual/mind-over-matter-the-heresy-of-gnosticism-both-then-and-now

Jun 15, 2009 ... The implications of these Gnostic beliefs had profound effects on the church. Not only did the Gnostics successfully deceive some people in the ...