Priscillianism

noun Pris·cil·lian·ism \-yəˌnizəm\

Definition of Priscillianism

plural

-s

  1. :  the teachings of Priscillian, bishop of Avila, who was condemned, put to torture, and beheaded with four companions on charges of heresy involving leanings toward Manichaeism, docetism, and modalism — see priscillianist 1

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Origin and Etymology of priscillianism

Priscilliana.d. 385 Spanish religious reformer + English -ism


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