Priscillianism


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Priscillianism

rigorously ascetic Christian sect found in Europe until the 6th century. [Christian Hist.: EB, VIII: 219]
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Messalianism was not the only spiritual movement to express dissatisfaction with what was rapidly becoming a State religion: so, in their different ways, were Priscillianism and Pelagianism, not to mention monasticism itself (this may be the context in which we should see Manichaeism, and the continuing appeal of Gnosticism).