Marcionism

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noun Mar·cion·ism \ˈmär-shə-ˌni-zəm, -sē-ə-, -shē-ə-\

Definition of Marcionism

  1. :  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 Creator God of the Old Testament

Marcionite

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Origin and Etymology of marcionism

Marcion 2d century a.d. Christian Gnostic


First Known Use: 1868

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