His school flourished in the second and third centuries C. Yet because his followers ascribed the creation of the visible world not to a supreme God but to an inferior and ignorant Creator-God, they were from early on accused of heresy, and rumors were spread of their immorality and sorcery. Beyond Gnosticism suggests that scholars approach Valentinians as an early Christian group rather than as a representative of ancient "Gnosticism"-a term notoriously difficult to define. The study shows that Valentinian myths of origin are filled with references to lifestyle such as the control of emotionsthe Christian community, and society, providing students with ethical instruction and new insights into their position in the world.
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Meditations [Marcus Aurelius] It is one of the greatest works of philosophy Enchiridion (Dover Thrift Editions)/5(2K).
Marcus Aurelius: Meditations. The stoic school was and still is influential in philosophy, but much of the original works of stoics have been lost. The stoic school was and still is influential in philosophy, but much of the original works of stoics have been lost.
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