antinomianism

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the theological doctrine that by faith and God's grace a Christian is freed from all laws (including the moral standards of the culture)

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It is, to be sure, clear that Socrates objected strongly to many views held by many Sophists - particularly to the anti-nomian ideas expressed by men like Thrasymachos and Kallikles, if Plato's Republic and Gorgias are to be believed.
This, in turn, would leave the Jew with a more universal and anti-nomian messianic ideal, which from the rabbinic viewpoint would create a serious, perhaps even dangerous, "anarchic breeze," to use Gershom Scholem's felicitous phrase.