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an advocate of Gnosticism

possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things

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11) Williams comments on this divine unity with specific reference even to the Incarnation, writing "even now, in spite of the Athanasian Creed, the single existence of the Incarnate Word is too often almost Gnostically contemplated as an inhabitation of the flesh by the Word.
For Buber, emunahopens a dialogical relationship, whereas the gnostically structured theology of Paul absorbs the individual into a salvationary absolute, viz.
directs our attention to gnostically oriented Christianity, focusing on a brilliant second-century feminist teacher and prophetess, Philomena, who headed a gnostically oriented school that rivaled Marcion's (xxix).
The Redactor adds clarifying passages and comments to ensure that the Gospel is not interpreted gnostically.