Gnosticism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnɑːstəˌsɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word gnosticism
Brit.  |ˈnɒstɪˌsɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word gnosticism

noun

- a religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element; considered heresy by Christian churches

Examples

...in her prolusion she sketches the religious, cultural and political milieu in which gnosticism developed...

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