The Ecclesiastical History Of The Second And Third Centuries; Illustrated From The Writings Of…

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byJohn Kaye

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... prehended the system which he undertook to describe. Mosheim 160 says that some of the moderns have endeavoured to reconcile the Valentinian doctrines with reason--a more arduous or unpromising undertaking cannot well be conceived. The design of the Heresiarch doubtless was to account for the origin of evil; but in executing this design he appears to have surrendered himself entirely to the guidance of his fancy. His followers, using the same liberty, changed and added to their master's notions at their own discretion; so that, in Tertullian's day, 161 Axionicus of Antioch alone adhered strictly to the doctrines of Valentinus. 16i Ptolemy, one of his most distinguished disciples, differed from him with respect to the names, the number, and the nature of the iEons. Tertullian mentions among his followers, 163 Colarbasus, if the reading is correct; 164 Heracleon; 165 Secundus; 166 Marcus, to whom our author gives the ap 160 Century II. Part II. Chap. V. Sect. 16. note. 10 Adv. Valentinianos, c. 4. In c. 11. Tertullian says that the divisions among the followers of Valentinus arose chiefly out of their different notions respecting Christ. See de Prarscriptione Haereticorum, c. 42. im cc 4. 33. 183 c. 4. 144 c. 4. 165 c. 4. and c. 38. where the system of Secundus is stated. 186 c. 4. In the Tract de Resurrectione Camis, c. 5. Marcus is said to have maintained that the human body was the workmanship of angels. pellation of Magus; 167 Theotimus, who appears to have employed himself in proposing allegorical or figurative expositions of the law; and 168 Alexander, who urged as a reason for denying the reality of Christ's flesh that, if he actually assumed human flesh, he must have assumed sinful flesh; whereas St. Paul says, that Christ abolished sin in the flesh. Tertu...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... prehended the system which he undertook to describe. Mosheim 160 says that some of the moderns have endeavoured to reconcile the Vale...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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