An early Christian following akin to but distinct from gnosticism which rejected the validity of the Old Testament and essentially denied the Trinity, regarding God the Father as an inferior demiurge, and that Jesus had nothing to do with the First Person of the Trinity.
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  • Marcionism — [mär′shən iz΄əm] n. [after Marcion, Christian Gnostic of the 2d c. A.D.] the doctrines of a rigorous Christian sect of the 2d and 3d cent. that rejected the Old Testament and all but the writings of Paul in the New Testament Marcionite… …   English World dictionary

  • Marcionism — Marcion of Sinope Marcionism was an Early Christian dualist belief system that originated in the teachings of Marcion of Sinope at Rome around the year 144;[1] see also Christianity in the 2nd century. Marcion believed Jesus Christ was the savior …   Wikipedia

  • Marcionism — noun Etymology: Marcion 2d century A.D. Christian Gnostic Date: 1868 the doctrinal system of a sect of the second and third centuries A.D. accepting some parts of the New Testament but denying Christ s corporality and humanity and condemning the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Marcionism — /mahr sheuh niz euhm/, n. the doctrines and principles of the Marcionites. [1880 85; MARCION + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • marcionism — mar·cion·ism …   English syllables

  • Marcionism — / Marcionites  Маркионизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Marcionism — noun the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human • Hypernyms: ↑theological doctrine, ↑heresy, ↑unorthodoxy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marcionites — • Said that the creator god of the Old Testament was not the good God and Father of Jesus Christ of the New Testament. Had their own shadow hierarchy and their own Bible, which consisted of parts of Luke and Paul, edited so as to disparage the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Diversity in early Christian theology — Constantine burning Arian books, illustration from a compendium of canon law, ca. 825 Main article: Christian heresy See also: Early Christianity and Christian theology Traditionally, orthodoxy and heresy have be …   Wikipedia

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