According to Marcion, the god of the Old Testamentwhom he called the Demiurgethe creator of the material universeis a jealous tribal deity of the Jewswhose law represents legalistic reciprocal justice and who punishes mankind for its sins through suffering and death.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. But yet, He who is come was neither born under such a name, nor ever engaged in such a war-like enterprise. He had remained unknown by any works from the beginning.
He arrived in Rome c. But yet, He who is come was neither born under such a name, nor ever engaged in such a war-like enterprise. The Creator God was even mean enough in his very fierceness, when, in his wrath against the people for their consecration of the golden calf, he makes this request to Moses: Yea, he sent shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be out his arrows, and scattered them; and he able to quench all the fiery arrows of shot out lightnings, and discomfited them.
June Learn how and when to remove this template message In hindsight, Marcion is seen as one of the first heresiarchs for his deviations from what would become the orthodox positions of the main authorities in the Catholic Church.
InEpiphanius claimed that after beginnings as an asceticMarcion seduced a virgin and was accordingly excommunicated by his father, prompting him to leave his home town. Marcion responded by developing a ditheistic system of belief around the year Until For I the Lord God am a jealous seven times?
He cast against powers, against the rulers of upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, the darkness of this Aeon, against and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil spiritual wickedness in high places angels among them Psalm Ehrman suggests that this "seduction of a virgin" was a metaphor for his corruption of the Christian Church, with the Church portrayed as the undefiled virgin.
Until For I the Lord God am a jealous seven times? Do they 1 John 4: The Gospel of the Alien God" pp. The difference between the two Christs, is that the Jewish Christ was ordained by the Creator for the restoration of the people alone from its dispersion, while our Christ was appointed by the supremely Good God for the liberation of the whole human race.
With fickleness and improvidence he repented, or on some recollection of some wrong-doing, because the Creator actually says "It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king" 1 Samual Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
The difference between the two Christs, is that the Jewish Christ was ordained by the Creator for the restoration of the people alone from its dispersion, while our Christ was appointed by the supremely Good God for the liberation of the whole human race.
A primary and perfect goodness is shed voluntarily and freely upon strangers without any obligation of friendship, on the principle that we are bidden to love our enemies, who as such on that very account are strangers to us. Marcion called God, the Stranger God, or the Alien God, in some translations, as this deity had not had any previous interactions with the world, and was wholly unknown.
With fickleness and improvidence he repented, or on some recollection of some wrong-doing, because the Creator actually says "It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king" 1 Samuel And there came turned and rebuked them, and said, down fire from heaven, and con- "Ye know not what manner of spirit summed him and his fifty.
Even the Creator was unaware of the Supreme God being above himself, Who, although He did not manifest Himself from the beginning and by means of the creation, has yet revealed Himself in Christ Jesus. He ascribed these aspects and characteristics as two principles, the righteous and wrathful God of the Old Testament, who is at the same time identical with the creator of the world, and a second God of the Gospel who is only love and mercy.
Marcion made a donation ofsesterces to the Church in Rome. Even the Creator was unaware of the Supreme God being above himself, Who, although He did not manifest Himself from the beginning and by means of the creation, has yet revealed Himself in Christ Jesus.Oct 07, · Ultimately, said Georges Marciano, GM Studio is the antithesis of Guess: small, limited-edition runs, a tightly enforced aesthetic.
With it, he is hoping to convert people to buy clothing that is. Introduction When reading the Bible it becomes obvious to the serious Bible student, the Old and New Testaments each present God in a vastly different way.
The god of the Old Testament is a god of war and a antithesis existed between His teaching and that of. Shop the new collection of dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes, accessories and more for women. Free shipping and in-store returns. Aug 06, · Marcion's Antithesis Discussion in 'Controversial Christian Theology' started by Brennin, Aug 5, Thread Status: Not open for further replies.
(as well as Arius). The following is a link to a hypothetical reconstruction of his Antithesis which is no longer extant. I recommend it for anyone who is put off by Yahweh as much as I am. 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 Christianity. His theology rejected the deity described in the Hebrew Scriptures and in distinction affirmed the Father of Christ as the true God.
Marcionism was an Early Christian dualist belief system that originated in the teachings of Marcion of Sinope at Rome around the year Marcion believed Jesus was the savior sent by God, and juxtaposed these against the sayings and teachings of Jesus in a work entitled the Antithesis.Download