Priscillianism


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Priscillianism

the concepts of Priscillian, 4th-century bishop of Avila, exe-cuted for heresies influenced by Manichaeism, Docetism, and modalism. — Priscillianist, n., adj.
See also: Heresy
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Another useful emphasis of the book is Rebenich's treatment of Jerome's relation to Priscillianism.
Messalianism was not the only spiritual movement to express dissatisfaction with what was rapidly becoming a State religion: so, in their different ways, were Priscillianism and Pelagianism, not to mention monasticism itself (this may be the context in which we should see Manichaeism, and the continuing appeal of Gnosticism).