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By Antti Marjanen, Petri Luomanen

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The publication illuminates “the different part” of early Christianity by way of studying thinkers and routine that have been embraced through many second-century non secular seekers as valid different types of Christianity, yet that are now principally forgotten, or are identified simply from the features attributed to them within the writings in their major adversaries. the gathering bargains with the subsequent academics and events: Basilides, Sethianism, Valentinus’ tuition, Marcion, Tatian, Bardaisan, Montanists, Cerinthus, Ebionites, Nazarenes, Jewish-Christianity of the Pseudo-Clementines, and Elchasites. the place acceptable, the authors have integrated an outline of the existence and critical courses of the “heretics,” besides an outline in their theologies and hobbies. accordingly, this quantity can function a guide of the second-century “heretics” and their “heresies.” for the reason that the entire chapters were written via experts who strive against day-by-day with their examine topics, the contributions additionally supply new views and insights stimulating additional dialogue in this fascinating—but usually neglected—side of early Christianity.

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On this and other possible dominical sayings used by the Basilidians see Löhr, Basilides, 265–66. 78 Layton seems to suggest that he did (Gnostic Scriptures, 420). 79 Strom. 3, Layton’s translation of his frg. E, modified, Löhr’s frg. 12; Foerster’s frg. 12. 80 Here I accept Langerbeck’s emendation: kt∞sin, “acquisition,” for kt¤sin, “creation,” also followed by Layton. See Hermann Langerbeck, “Die Anthropologie der alexandrinischen Gnosis,” in Langerbeck, Aufsätze zur Gnosis (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1967), 38–82, esp.

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