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Marcionism

[mahr-shuh-niz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the doctrines and principles of the Marcionites.
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Origin of Marcionism

First recorded in 1880–85; Marcion + -ism
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Marcionism

noun
  1. a Gnostic movement of the 2nd and 3rd centuries ad
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Word Origin

C16: after Marcion of Sinope, 2nd-century Gnostic
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