HyperDic: gnosticism

English > 1 sense of the word Gnosticism:
NOUNcognitionGnosticisma religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element
Gnosticism > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'stihsih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > Gnosticism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element; considered heresy / heresy by Christian churches.
Category ofeon, aeon(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
NarrowerMandaeanism, MandeanismA Gnostic religion originating the 2nd and 3rd centuries that believes John the Baptist was the Messiah and that incorporates Jewish and Christian elements into a framework of dualistic beliefs
Broaderheresy, unorthodoxyA belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
theological doctrineThe doctrine of a religious group
Spanishgnosticismo
Catalangnosticisme
AdjectivesGnosticof or relating to Gnosticism

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