Manicheism

  • 1 Manicheism — Manichaeism Man i*ch[ae]*ism, Manicheism Man i*che*ism, n. [Cf. F. manich[ e]isme.] The doctrines taught, or system of principles maintained, by the Manich[ae]ans. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Manicheism — noun see Manichaean …

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  • 3 Manicheism —    A religious doctrine developed from gnosticism that was preached throughout the Mediterranean world by the Bablylonborn Mani and his disciples from the 3rd century AD. It is a dualistic religion of good and evil, light and dark in which good… …

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  • 4 manicheism — n. Dualism, doctrine of two supreme principles (good and evil) …

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  • 5 manicheism — man·i·che·ism …

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  • 6 manicheism — noun see manichaeism …

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  • 7 Mani (prophet) — Mani Mani (in Middle Persian and Syriac Mānī, Greek Μάνης, Latin Manes; also Μανιχαίος, Latin Manichaeus, from Syriac ܡܐܢܝ ܚܝܐ Mānī ḥayyā Living Mani , c. AD 216–76), of Iranian origin[ …

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  • 8 Iranian philosophy — or Persian philosophy can be traced back as far as to Old Iranian philosophical traditions and thoughts which originated in ancient Indo Iranian roots and were considerably influenced by Zarathustra s teachings. According to Oxford dictionary of… …

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  • 9 Manichaeism — Gnosticism This article is part of a series on Gnosticism History of Gnosticism …

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  • 10 Gnosticism — This article is part of a series on Gnosticism History of Gnosticism …

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  • 11 Julian of Eclanum — (Latin: Iulianus Aeclanensis, Italian: Giuliano di Eclano) (c. 386 c. 455) was bishop of Eclanum, near today s Benevento (Italy). He was a distinguished leader of the heretical Pelagians of 5th century. LifeJulian was born in Apulia. His father… …

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  • 12 Shabuhragan — The Shabuhragan was a sacred writing of the Manichaean religion, written by the founder Mani (c. 210–276 CE) himself, originally in Middle Persian, and dedicated to Shapur I (c. 215 272 CE), the contemporary king of the Sassanid Persian Empire.… …

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  • 13 Gnosticism and Buddhism — Some scholars, such as Edward Conze and Elaine Pagels, have suggested that gnosticism blends teachings like those attributed to Jesus Christ with teachings found in Eastern traditions.cite web|url=http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/reli… …

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  • 14 Acuas — • One of the first to spread Manicheism in the Christian Orient Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Acuas     Acuas     † …

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  • 15 Mar Ammo — was a 3rd century Manichean disciple of the prophet Mani.[1] According to Manichaen tradition he spread Manichaeism eastward into Sogdiana during the time period when Mani was living.[2] Mar Ammo is well known as the apostle of the east in… …

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  • 16 Christianisme au Tibet — Caravane sur la Route de la soie, 1380 Le Tibet, au cœur de l’Asie, est resté longtemps inconnu ou mal connu en Occident. Les premières traces de chrétiens au Tibet, sous l’empire tibétain, ne sont pas très nombreuses. Les premiers témoignages… …

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  • 17 Liste des théories philosophiques — Les écoles de philosophie ont eu des théories philosophiques variées, elles sont listées ci dessous. Sommaire : Haut A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Absolutism  …

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  • 18 Man|i|chae|an|ism — Man|i|che|an|ism or Man|i|chae|an|ism «MAN uh KEE uh nihz uhm», noun. = Manicheism. (Cf. ↑Manicheism) …

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  • 19 Man|i|che|an|ism — or Man|i|chae|an|ism «MAN uh KEE uh nihz uhm», noun. = Manicheism. (Cf. ↑Manicheism) …

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  • 20 Ditheism — Di the*ism, n. [Pref. di + theism: cf. F. dith[ e]isme.] The doctrine of those who maintain the existence of two gods or of two original principles (as in Manicheism), one good and one evil; dualism. [1913 Webster] …

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