[ mahr-shuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈmɑr ʃəˌnaɪt /
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a member of a Gnostic ascetic sect that flourished from the 2nd to 7th century a.d. and that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Christ.
of or relating to the Marcionites or their doctrines.
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Words nearby Marcionite
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How to use Marcionite in a sentence
The golden age of the Marcionite churches falls between the years 150 and 250.
The Marcionite Antitheses were probably spread among other Gnostic sects.
Still more logical indeed was the dilemma: either Jewish, or Marcionite Christian.
Tertullian has frequently pointed to the contradictions in the Marcionite conception of the god of creation.
The Antitheses of Marcion had a place in the Marcionite canon (see above, p. 270).