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The Fathers against Marcionism

David Wayne Deakle

The Fathers against Marcionism

a study of the methods and motives in the developing patristic anti-Marcionite polemic.

by David Wayne Deakle

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marcion, -- of Sinope, -- 2nd cent.,
  • Apologetics

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1415 .D43 1991
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicrofilm
    Pagination3 microfiches.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20182385M

      Justin, Irenaeus, Hippolytus, and Tertullian wrote against Gnoticism and Marcionism. Athanasius championed Trinitarianism against Arianism. The Cappadocian Fathers (Basil the Great, Greggory of Nyssa, and Gregory of Nazianzus) wrote against Arianism and Apollinarianism. Augustine wrote against Pelagianism. "Against Marcion" by Tertullian. Most of what we know about Marcion comes from what the early Church Fathers wrote against him. The first mention of Marcion was in Apologia by Justin Martyr, a contemporary of Marcion. A century later Polycarp's pupil Irenaeus describes a confrontation with Marcion in Adversus Haereses which was taken further by the choleric Tertullian in Adversus .


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The Fathers against Marcionism by David Wayne Deakle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jeremiah Similarly against the daughters of Sion does He inveigh by Isaiah, when they were haughty through their pomp and the abundance of their riches, Isaiah just as in another passage He utters His threats against the proud and noble: Hell has enlarged herself, and opened her mouth, and down to it shall descend the.

Featuring the Church Fathers, Catholic Encyclopedia, Summa Theologica and more. Marcionism was denounced by its opponents as heresy, and written against, notably by Tertullian, in a five-book treatise Adversus Marcionem, written about Marcion's writings are lost, though they were widely read and numerous manuscripts must have existed.

Tertullian: Five Books Against Marcion. From: Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. Edited by Alexander Roberts. BOOK I. WHEREIN IS DESCRIBED THE GOD OF MARCION. HE IS SHOWN TO BE UTTERLY WANTING IN ALL THE ATTRIBUTES OF THE TRUE GOD.

CHAP. IPREFACE. REASON FOR A NEW WORK PONTUS LENDS ITS ROUGH CHARACTER TO THE HERETIC MARCION, A. Question: "What is Marcionism?" Answer: Marcionism was a religious movement based on the teachings of the 2nd-century heretic Marcion of Sinope.

While none of Marcion’s writings have survived to the present, we know of his teachings through several early Christian writers including Justin Martyr (AD —), Irenaeus of Lyons (AD —) and Hippolytus (AD —).

Peter Holmes on Marcion's canon alterations in a footnote on page in his translation entitled Tertullian, The five books of Quintus Sept. Flor. Tertullianus Against Marcion (trans.

Peter Holmes) (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, ).This footnote discusses all the various subtle variants that Marcion made to what was otherwise very similar to Luke. by Matt Slick. Marcionism is the theological doctrine known after the heretic Marcion of Sinope, "a ship owner from Pontus in Asia minor"1 who died around A.D.

The Fathers against Marcionism book taught that the God of the Old Testament was the author of evil, oppressive, and a lesser and distinct entity from the God of the New Testament who exhibited love and forgiveness.

This is a Gnostic idea where lesser gods. Marcion of Sinope (/ ˈ m ɑːr ʃ ə n,-ʃ i ən,-s i ən /; Greek: Μαρκίων Σινώπης; c. 85 – c. ) was an important figure in early n preached that the god who sent Jesus into the world was a different, higher deity than the creator god of Judaism.

He considered himself a follower of Paul the Apostle, who he believed to have been the only true apostle of. the five books against marcion -- book i book i.(1) wherein is described the god of marcion. he is shown to be utterly wanting in all the attributes of the true god.

chapter i -- preface. reason for a new work pontus lends its rough character to the heretic marcion, a native. his heresy characterized in a brief invective. Marcionism is the dualist belief system that originated in Rome from the teachings of Marcion of Sinope around the year Marcion affirmed Jesus Christ as the savior sent by God and Paul as his chief apostle, but he rejected the Hebrew Bible and nism anticipated the more consistent dualism of Manichaeism.

As Marcionism arose in the very beginning of the Christian. Marcion's influence was significant enough for his teaching to be argued against by several church fathers including Justin, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Tertullian.

He worked hard as an evangelist and the Marcionite churches spread throughout the Roman world. Marcionite churches held strong until the beginning of the fourth. These fathers include Justin Martyr who complained that Marcion “has caused many of every nation to speak blasphemies, and to deny that God is the maker of the universe.” 2 Justin Martyr, First Apology, Irenaeus, another church father, also spoke out against the heretic.

He especially lambasts Marcion’s view of the Scriptures in this. Marcion of Pontus, (flourished 2nd century ce), Christian gh Marcion is known only through reports and quotations from his orthodox opponents, especially Tertullian’s Adversus Marcionem (“Against Marcion”), the principal outlines of his teaching seem clear.

His teaching made a radical distinction between the God of the Old Testament (the Creator) and the Father of Jesus. BOOK 3 PREFACE. THOU hast indeed enjoined upon me, my very dear friend, that I should bring to light the Valentinian doctrines, concealed, as their votaries imagine; that I should exhibit their diversity, and compose a treatise in refutation of them.

therefore have undertaken -- showing that they spring from Simon, the father of all heretics -- to exhibit both their doctrines and successions. The Ante-Nicene Period (literally meaning "before Nicaea") in the history of early Christianity was the era following the Apostolic Age of the first century to the First Council of Nicaea in During this period the orthodoxy (right belief) of the faith developed.

The authors of the faith are known as the church fathers. They not only defined the faith but wrote against various heresies. Marcion's teaching was the most extreme statement of the newness of the Christian faith.

Combined with virginity and a rejection of marriage, it became 'Marcionism' and continued to attract followers especially in the Syriac-speaking East, far into the Fourth Century." Robin Lane Fox, Pagans and Christians, at (Tertullian, for example, produced Against Marcion, a five-volume defense of the traditional faith; later Tertullian himself would fall prey to a different heresy, Montanism.) These writers developed systematic treatises on the chief doctrines challenged by the Marcionites: monotheism, the Trinity, the holiness of marriage (Marcion rejected.

Much more accessible. You can highlight and add notes for later reference, and search on them as well. This book was written by Tertullian in AD about Marcion, a heretic whose movement almost grew larger than orthodox Christianity.

Marcionism taught the complete abrogation of the Law given Moses, and not just s: 8. Christ was divine, but on a lower level than the Father Christ was fully God and fully Man; of one substance with the Father Gnosticism The primary form of Christian heresy in the very Early Church was Gnosticism.

The term comes from the Greek word gnosis, meaning knowledge. Gnosticism was vigorously refuted by Paul, John and Peter in. This lead the church to start the definition of the canon. Marcion believed that God the Father was different from the savage God of the Old Testament.

None of his works are now extant, which makes this treatise the primary source for Marcionism. Books 1 and 2 refute Marcion's dualism; Book 3 shows that Jesus is the messiah of the Old Testament.

There is a New Mood in evangelicalism. The New Mood can be found in emergent writers like Brian McLaren who speak mockingly about the wrath of God and dismissively about the reality of eternal punishment. The New Mood can be found in Christian academics who marginalize, or even deny, the concept of penal substitution.

The New Mood can be found in megachurch pastors who argue that the. EC3. Marcion, Marcionism, "Against Marcion", Tertullian (Early Church 3) Xoroaster Zoroaster Gospel of Marcion, and the philosophy of Marcionism - Bible Dates 1.

In writing against Marcion and Valintinus, Tertullian set forth the Biblical theology of God rather than the heretical view that somehow there was an OT god different from a NT god.

Additionally, Tertullian writes on the nature of the Trinity, laying out the Biblical view well before it was settled by councils/5(3). The first half is directed against Marcionism, which is defended by Megethius (who maintains three principles) and Marcus (who defends two). (Berlin ed. of the Fathers by Sande Bakhuysen, Leipzig, ) (7) St.

Hippolytus of Rome (c. ) speaks of Marcion in his “Refutation of es”, Book VII, ch. and X, Marcion added his own book, the ‘Antitheses’ or ‘Contradictions’, in which he expounded his theology.(42) Marcion’s ethics err on the side of asceticism.

Tertullian claims that he forbade marriage because procreation was the invention of the Demiurge.(43) Despite this his teachings proved extremely popular and their spread, phenomenal.

Marcionism is a heresy that is attributed to an early church figure by the name of Marcion of Sinope. Marcion was the son of a bishop and moved to Rome about AD.

Marcion, who was denounced by the early church fathers including Justin, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Tertullian in the second century, taught a dualistic belief in.

The first half is directed against Marcionism, which is defended by Megethius (who maintains three principles) and Marcus (who defends two).

(Berlin ed. of the Fathers by Sande Bakhuysen, Leipzig, ). (7) St. Hippolytus of Rome (c. ) speaks of Marcion in his "Refutation of All Heresies", book VII, ch. ; and X, 15). Most of our information about Marcion comes from the early church fathers, Iranaeus, Tertullian, and Hippolytus.

Keep in mind, that they were vehement opponents of him. Tradition has it that Marcion was born in Sinope, Asia Minor around 85CE. His father was a.

Marcion of Sinope (c. AD), a second century heretic, is the originator of Marcionism. He taught that the god of the Old Testament (whom he referred to as a Demiurge [an evil god], a term adopted by the Gnostics) was not the true God.

Micah For a son dishonors his father, a daughter rises against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the members of his own household. Ante-Nicene Fathers Vol. III, Anti-Marcion, The Five Books Against Marcion, Book V by Tertullian, translated by Peter Holmes XVI Ante-Nicene Fathers Vol.

III, Anti-Marcion, The Five Books Against Marcion, Book V — XVI Tertullian Peter Holmes. OrthodoxWiki: Marcionism; Tertullian: Adversus Marcionem Against Marcion: 5 Books; Nag Hammadi & Manichaean Studies: The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis, Book I (Sects.

) Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, Translated by Frank Williams. Anacephalaeosis III, Against Marcionites (pp. ) pdf —scroll down to page Introductory Notice to the Five Books Against MarcionDedication.

To the Right Rev. this humble effort to make more generally known the great merits of perhaps the greatest work of the first of the Latin Fathers than to If Marcionism is in the letter obsolete, there is its spirit still left in the church, which in more ways than. Though Kings reveals God’s judgment against unfaithful Israel, the God revealed in this book is not peevish and vindictive, a God quick to ly off the handle.

On the contrary, a careful reading of Kings reveals a God who is always giving more than people ask, imagine, oe deserve (1 Kings ; 2 Kgs. ; ), a God of. Ancient Faith Publishing is one of the largest, most valued resources for Orthodox books and other materials in the English-speaking world.

With over quality popular titles published, from many of the best living Orthodox writers in English, we also publish translations, booklets and brochures, icons, greeting cards, and calendars. Marcionite, any member of a Gnostic sect that flourished in the 2nd century name derives from Marcion of Asia Minor who, sometime after his arrival in Rome, fell under the influence of Cerdo, a Gnostic Christian, whose stormy relations with the Church of Rome were the consequence of his belief that the God of the Old Testament could be distinguished from the God of the New Testament.

(Tertullian. Against Marcion. Book IV, chapter 6) Although His raiment was, without doubt, parted among the soldiers, and partly distributed by lot, yet Marcion has erased it all (from his Gospel), for he had his eye upon the Psalm: They parted my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.

(Tertullian. Against Marcion. Book IV, chapter 42). Tertullian: Five Books Against Marcion. From: Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. Edited by Alexander Roberts. BOOK IV. IN WHICH TERTULLIAN PURSUES HIS ARGUMENT.

JESUS IS THE CHRIST OF THE CREATOR. HE DERIVES HIS PROOFS FROM ST. LUKE'S GOSPEL; THAT BEING THE ONLY HISTORICAL PORTION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT PARTIALLY ACCEPTED BY MARCION.

The fact that so many orthodox authors had written against Marcionism can easily be understood from that perspective. The large counteroffensive the orthodox church launched against Marcionism was a consequence of an inherit trait of Marcionism.

At the same time, this strengthened the orthodox church even more in its position. If these books against Marcion have received, as indeed it must be allowed they have, less attention from the general reader than their intrinsic merit deserves, the neglect is mainly due to the fact that the interesting character of their contents is concealed by the usual title-page, which points only to a heresy supposed to be extinct and.

Marcion and the Marcionites ( - 3rd century CE) At the end of July, 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 Pontus along the Black Sea) who had become a wealthy ship-owner, stood before the presbyters to expound his teachings in order to win others to his point of view.Wherein Tertullian proves, with respect to St.

Paul’s epistles, what he had proved in the preceding book with respect to St. Luke’s gospel. Far from being at variance, they were in perfect unison with the writings of the Old Testament, and therefore testified that the Creator was .MARCIONISM A second-century heresy of Marcion and his followers, who rejected the Old Testament and claimed that the Apostles were wrong in claiming that the New Testament is a fulfillment of the Old.