Marcion's Love of Creation

@article{Mcgowan2001MarcionsLO,
  title={Marcion's Love of Creation},
  author={Andrew Mcgowan},
  journal={Journal of Early Christian Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={9},
  pages={295 - 311}
}
  • A. Mcgowan
  • Published 1 September 2001
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Early Christian Studies
Although Marcion is often said to have rejected matter as inherently evil, Marcionite sacramental practice and asceticism suggest a more complex and specific set of attitudes to material things and practices. Later heresiologists analyzed Marcion's rather negative cosmogony and saw inconsistency, but Marcionite Christianity was less concerned with the origins of things than with their significance in light of the new creative work of the loving Stranger god. What Marcion despised was arguably… 
4 Citations
Marcion and the Making of a Heretic: God and Scripture in the Second Century
1. Introduction Part I. The Polemical Making of Marcion the Heretic: 2. The beginnings of the construction of a heretic: Justin Martyr 3. Irenaeus and the shaping of a heretic 4. Marcion through
Corporealism as an Ontological Position and Its Involvement in the Thought of Tertullian
This paper aims to examine the meaning, role, inspirations, and place of corporealism in Tertullian’s system of thought. The extent to which corporealism is a basic philosophical belief in

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 REFERENCES
THE BODY AND SOCIETY Men, Women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity
PrefaceIntroductionPart I. From Paul to anthony1. Body and City2. From Apostle to Apologist: Sexual Order and Sexual Renunciation in the Early Church3. Martyrdom, Prophecy and Continence: Hermas to
The cuisine of sacrifice among the Greeks
For the Greeks, the sharing of cooked meats was the fundamental communal act, so that to become vegetarian was a way of refusing society. It follows that the roasting or cooking of meat was a
Throughout Your Generations Forever: Sacrifice, Religion, and Paternity
This feminist study of relations between sacrifice, gender, and social organization reveals sacrifice as a remedy for having been born of woman, and hence uniquely suited to establishing certain and
Rethinking "Gnosticism": An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category
Most anyone interested in such topics as creation mythology, Jungian theory, or the idea of "secret teaching" in ancient Judaism and Christianity has found "gnosticism" compelling. Yet the term
A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature
Described as an "invaluable reference work" (Classical Philology) and "a tool indispensable for the study of early Christian literature" (Religious Studies Review) in its previous edition, this new
Early Alexandrian Christianity
Nearly everything that is recorded about the early history of Alexandrian Christianity lies in the Church History of Eusebius. Many Alexandrian theological writings are preserved, but as might be
Disciplina nostra : essays in memory of Robert F. Evans
In this age of modern era, the use of internet must be maximized. Yeah, internet will help us very much not only for important thing but also for daily activities. Many people now, from any level can
...
1
2
...