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

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But although Gnostic beliefs varied a good deal, we can sum up a few essential points on which all agreed: The material world is bad, the spirit world is good.

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Nov 15, 2018 ... In this lesson, learn about the Gnostics, a mysterious sect in early Christianity. We 'll discuss their beliefs, including their version of creation...

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Apr 8, 2018 ... Their content revealed that there was a broad range of beliefs among the various independent Christian Gnostic systems or schools during the ...

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Answer: There is actually no such thing as Christian Gnosticism, because true Christianity and Gnosticism are mutually exclusive systems of belief.

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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 ...