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Marcionism

[ mahr-shuh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈmɑr ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Marcionism

Marcionism
/ (ˈmɑːʃəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

a Gnostic movement of the 2nd and 3rd centuries ad

Word Origin for Marcionism

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