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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gnostic (0.00919 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Gnostic.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Gnostic Gnostic adj 1: of or relating to Gnosticism; “Gnostic writings” 2: possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things [ant: agnostic] Gnostic n : an advocate of gnosticism
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gnostic Gnostic \Gnos"tic\, a. 1. Knowing; wise; shrewd. [Old Slang] [1913 Webster] I said you were a gnostic fellow. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl. Hist.) Of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy. [1913 Webster] Gnostic \Gnos"tic\, n. [L. gnosticus, Gr. ? good at knowing, sagacious; as a n., man that claims to have a deeper wisdom, fr. gignw`skein to know: cf. F. gnostique. See Know.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of the so-called philosophers in the first ages of Christianity, who claimed a true philosophical interpretation of the Christian religion. Their system combined Oriental theology and Greek philosophy with the doctrines of Christianity. They held that all natures, intelligible, intellectual, and material, are derived from the Deity by successive emanations, which they called Eons. [1913 Webster]

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