Marcionism meaning

mär'shə-nĭz'əm
A Christian heresy of the second and third centuries ad that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human.
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The doctrines of a rigorous Christian sect of the 2d and 3d cent. that rejected the Old Testament and all but the writings of Paul in the New Testament.
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Origin of marcionism

  • After Marcion (died c. ad 160), Pontic merchant and heretic in Rome
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition