Marcionism(redirected from Marcion and the Marcionite Churches)
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A Christian heresy of the second and third centuries ad that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human.
[After Marcion (died c. ad 160), Pontic merchant and heretic in Rome.]
Mar′cion·ite′ (-shə-nīt′) n.
(Theology) a Gnostic movement of the 2nd and 3rd centuries ad
[C16: after Marcion of Sinope, 2nd-century Gnostic]
the beliefs of an anti-Semitic Gnostic sect in the early Christian church. — Marcionite, n., adj.See also: Christianity
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|Noun||1.||Marcionism - the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human|
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group