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Joseph B. Tyson (Marcion and Luke-Acts, page 24) says that almost everything we know about Marcion comes from polemics written by heresiologists in the second to fourth centuries, particularly Irenaeus. Neither Marcion nor Justin Martyr has left any extant writings that could connect the two in any meaningful way. Irenaeus (Against Heresies, iv.6) mentions ...


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As is the case for most non-orthodox authors in the early church, none of Marcion's major writings survive, as the Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity writes: Since his writings have been lost over time, the information that we have on the life and works of Marcion has reached us through indirect sources, from the numerous writings of his opponents. Thus ...


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Short answer Both Marcion of Sinope and the Cathars discerned scriptures by examining the words of Jesus and Paul's epistles (the Cathars also used the larger canon that became the New Testament) and searched for apparent contradictions with the Old Testament, especially in terms of the nature of God. It appears that given the number of contradictions, and ...


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I have heard of a denomination that believes only the four gospel accounts in the New Testament, but cannot find the source. I am unaware of any denomination that believes in only the New Testament. From an answer you posted previously you said: Jesus revealed The Merciful Heavenly Father through His Teachings in the clearest way while The Old Testament ...


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