Priscillianist


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Pris`cil´lian`ist


n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Priscillian, bishop of Avila in Spain, in the fourth century, who mixed various elements of Gnosticism and Manicheism with Christianity.
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See in particular Lyman, "A Topography of Heresy," 45-62; Virginia Burrus, The Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority, and the Priscillianist Controversy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995); Lyman, "The Making of a Heretic: The Life of Origen in Epiphanius Panarion 64," in Studia Patristica, v.
(57.) BURRUS, V.: The Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority and the Priscillianist Controversy.
11 ("Heresy as Women's Religion: Women's Religion as Heresy"); Christine Trevett, "Gender, Authority and Church History: A Case Study of Montanism," Feminist Theology 17 (1998): 9-24; Jensen, God's Self-Confident Daughters, 133-82 (on Montanist women); Virginia Burrus, The Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority, and the Priscillianist Controversy (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995), passim; Elizabeth A.
skillfully weaves Priscillianist primary sources into this account, making sense of the curious welter of charges against Priscillian.
(35.) BOWES, K.: <<Nec sedere in villam: Villa-Churches, Rural Piety and the Priscillianist Controversy>>, en BURNS, T.
See especially, partially in the wake of Le Boulluec, Virginia Burrus, The Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority, and the Priscillianist Controversy, Transformations of the Ancient World (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995); J.
the medicine which is alone sufficient" (Commonitorium 1) to heal the injuries to his church caused by persuasive but pernicious Priscillianist and Origenist teachings about the origin of the soul, Christ, and salvation--all neatly laid out to aid Augustine's diagnosis, and indeed later readers' grasp of both heresies and their appeal to ordinary Christians.