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Carpocrates

(kärpŏk`rətēz), fl. c.130–c.150, Alexandrian philosopher, founder with his son Epiphanes of a Hellenistic sect, notoriously licentious, related to Gnosticism. Epiphanes wrote a treatise, On Justice, that advocated communal ownership of property, including women; he died, age 17, at Kefallinía and was long worshiped as a deity there. The Carpocratians believed that men had formerly been united with the Absolute, had been corrupted, and would, by despising creation, be saved in this life or else later through successive transmigrations. Jesus, they held, was but one of several wise men who had achieved deliverance.
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73) I refer to the Epiphanes, the Carpocrates, and the Nicolaitans; see Brown, 61, and John Oulton and Henry Chadwick, Alexandrian Christianity, vol.
Oponiendo un planteamiento muy distinto, estaban los seguidores de Basilides y Carpocrates, para quienes el cristianismo era entendido como una doctrina que invitaba a compartir todos los recursos con un corazon amplio y generoso, abarcando tambien los favores sexuales, como expresion genuina del amor libre entre los fieles.
Para maestros gnosticos como Basilides o Carpocrates (59), o grupos como los cainitas, las leyes de la ciudad no serian otra cosa que la vertiente psiquica del dominio de los arcontes, los aliados del Demiurgo, identificando a este con Yahve, creador y legislador, el Dios de los judios, en el que siguen creyendo por ignorancia el resto de los cristianos.
Asi, cuando el fiscal del santo oficio dice del cura que, entre otras cosas, era hereje, apostata, deista, materialista, libertino, sedicioso, lascivo, judaizante, traidor y secuaz de las sectas de Sergio, Berengario, Cerinto, Carpocrates y de otras que desenterro para lucimiento de su erudicion, no es que lo injurie, como tampoco el agente del Ministerio Publico de nuestros dias a quien indicia de la comision de un delito.
Ademas, Borges cita algunos nombres: Carpocrates, Satornilo, Basilides.
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Finalmente, a los lideres de algunos grupos gnosticos del siglo II, como Marcion, Carpocrates o Apeles, la Iglesia ortodoxa les reprochaba su asociacion con mujeres, a quienes ellos confiaban funciones evangelizadoras, seduciendolas de ese modo para recibir a cambio su apoyo economico (58).
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Consequently, Carpocrates, who denied that God was the author of the law given through Moses to the Israelites, is disproved as Augustine teaches in the last chapter of the second book in his treatise Against the Enemy of the Law and the Prophets.
25 de Contra los Herejes, Ireneo objeta a Carpocrates y sus seguidores el sostener --entre otros graves errores-- que "las almas deben transmigrar de cuerpo en cuerpo, para experimentar toda clase de vidas y de acciones .
For example, Dodds [1965, 107] reports that "the Emperor Alexander Severus, kept in his private chapel statues of Abraham, Orpheus, Christ and Apollonius of Tyana" and that the Gnostic Carpocrates preached a "comprehensive cult" that "worshipped images of Homer, Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, Christ and St Paul.