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Gnostics

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The knowers, opposed to believers, various sects in the first ages of Christianity, who tried to accommodate Scripture to the speculations of Pythagʹoras, Plato, and other ancient philosophers. They taught that knowledge, rather than mere faith, is the true key of salvation. In the Gnostic creed Christ is esteemed merely as an eon, or divine attribute personified, like Mind, Truth, Logos, Church, etc., the whole of which eons made up this divine plerõma or fulness. Paul, in several of his epistles, speaks of this “Fulness (pleroma) of God.” (Greek, Gnosʹticos.) (See Agnostics.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gluckist and Piccinists
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Gluttony
Gnatho
Gnomes
Gnostics
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