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By Antti Marjanen, Petri Luomanen

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The booklet illuminates “the different aspect” of early Christianity by means of interpreting thinkers and hobbies that have been embraced via many second-century non secular seekers as valid varieties 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 next academics and pursuits: Basilides, Sethianism, Valentinus’ institution, Marcion, Tatian, Bardaisan, Montanists, Cerinthus, Ebionites, Nazarenes, Jewish-Christianity of the Pseudo-Clementines, and Elchasites. the place applicable, the authors have incorporated an summary of the existence and important courses of the “heretics,” besides an outline in their theologies and routine. for that reason, this quantity can function a guide of the second-century “heretics” and their “heresies.” considering the fact that all of the chapters were written through experts who combat 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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He may also have speculated on what sort of “nature” lies behind human actions. ”85 In the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, referred to in the context, their respective fates after death were related to what 81 Strom. 2–3, Foerster’s translation of his frg. 11, modified, Löhr’s frg. 13, Layton’s frg. C. 82 That is the way Layton understands the phrase (Gnostic Scriptures, 436). 83 Langerbeck, “Anthropologie,” 74. Langerbeck also relates the term nÒhsiw” to Heb 11:3. 84 See Löhr’s careful discussion of this issue (Basilides, 174–90).

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He is also the first commentator on writings which became part of the canonical New Testament. His activity as an exegete, reflecting a long-standing Alexandrian learned tradition, resulted in his 24-volume Exegetica, the only work which can certainly be attributed to him. Basilides must certainly have been known to another great Gnostic Christian teacher, perhaps the greatest, Valentinus, a fellow Alexandrian. Valentinus undoubtedly knew and used Basilides’ teachings. 108 107 Löhr’s frg. 5, Clem.

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