Definition of Gnostic:
Synonyms of Gnostic:
● Tuned in
● Wise to
Opposite/Antonyms of Gnostic:
Sentence/Example of Gnostic:
I have been unable to discover any gnostic gem with anything like a modern dragon on it.
He says these scandalous figures resemble those in the Gnostic churches.
Hence, on the other hand, the wild rebound into licentiousness which has sometimes characterized Gnostic or Manichaean sects.
The real root of the difficulty to Platonist as to Gnostic was his sharp antithesis of form as good and matter as evil.
This idea was undoubtedly suggested to him by the threefold division of mankind according to the Gnostic p. 265system.
Their very name of "Gnostic" implied the possession of a secret, which was to be communicated to their disciples.
Here this Gnostic doctrine of Persian origin took the form of a Christian heresy.
Alexandria was the home of many systems of theurgic magic, and gnostic gems afford evidence of the nature of their symbols.
He is also said to have adopted practically the evil Gnostic morality, and to have given himself up to a dissolute life.
Varied and contradictory as were the tendencies of the Gnostic sects, they yet had doctrines in common.