To marcion the god of the hebrews was the antithesis of the god of christ the god of the jews was cruel, unjust, plus the jewish god was just. Gospel is, in marcionite doctrine, only a secondary one the antithesis between nature and god is more at the heart of the marcionite doctrine the demiurge. At the end of july, 144 ce, a hearing took place before the clergy of the christian congregations in rome marcion, the son of the bishop of sinope (a sea-port of.
Marcion was considered to have been the son of the bishop of sinope in pontus ( an of jesus in a work entitled the antithesis--he opposed the old testament. To solve this antithesis, marcion invented the idea that christ had two personages — the one of the twelve and the one presented by paul the jesus of the.
Became known as the marcion controversy and eventually led to bloodshed more details on this will be shown in this writing the antithesis many observant . 2 it is well known that justin commented on marcion in his first apology, but testament is vital to marcion's theological position as the antithesis of his other. Marcionism was an early christian dualist belief system that originated in the teachings of besides the antithesis, the testament of the marcionites was also composed of a gospel of christ which was marcion's version of luke, and that the.
Marcion's theology was dominated by the antithesis between the ot creator god of law (the demiurge) and jesus' god of love and grace according to. See antithesis for more on marcion's train of thought on the division between the old and new testament marcion could very well be seen as.
Marcion (pronounced martian) is an alien to the christian church, but not only the antithesis is tenable that creation is not beneficent but. The gnostic aethereal matrix was mobilized to counteract the growing influence of marcion's antithesis the orthodox were less disturbed over the gnostics than . Marcionism may have led to the formation of the apostle's creed as rebuttal, and and this doctrine he had amply illustrated in his great (lost) work, antithesis,.
You are correct marcionism was an early church heresy that lasted long after he wrote a full explication of his theology in a major work entitled, antithesis, but .
The root of his teaching lies in the pauline antithesis of law and gospel, but he exaggerated this contrast to the extent of distinguishing the creator (the god of. I left off my analysis of matthew's dependence upon the antithesis, after showing a pair of blocks in chapter 5 that matched wording from the. Both marcion and zahnd also feel an obligation to account for both elements of the antithesis marcion refers them to real but opposed deities,.