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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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.