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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Montserrat, Professor Emeritus of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, considers an association of this passage with Priscillianism, so present in the north of Hispania from the end of the fourth century.
The last two chapters treat the rhetorical construction of Priscillian and "Priscillianism" in later theological literature.
Another useful emphasis of the book is Rebenich's treatment of Jerome's relation to Priscillianism. On this issue, Jerome's critique sharpened noticeably over the years.