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  • Hippolytus, although an opponent of Montanism, was nevertheless a thorough-going millennarian (see his book De Antichristo).
  • Indirectly, too, Hermas tended to keep alive the idea of the Christian prophet, even after Montanism had helped to discredit it.
  • MONTANISM, a somewhat misleading name for the movement in the 2nd century which, along with Gnosticism, occupied the most critical period in the history of the Early Church.
  • It was the overthrow of Gnosticism and Montanism that made the "Catholic" Church.
  • In this article an account will be given of the general significance of Montanism in relation to the history of the Church in the 2nd century, followed by a sketch of its origin, development and decline.

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