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  1. Marcion of Pontus, (flourished 2nd century ce, Asia Minor), Christian heretic. Although Marcion is known only through reports and quotations from his orthodox opponents, especially Tertullian ’s Adversus Marcionem (“Against Marcion”), the principal outlines of his teaching seem clear.

  2. Marcion. Marcion of Sinope Marcion (84 - c.160 AD), born at Sinope in Pontus, the son of a bishop, he traveled to Rome circa 135 and became a member of the church there. Developing some eccentric theological views, he eventually taught that the god of the Old Testament was not the true God but rather that the true and higher God had been ...

  3. The Gospel of Marcion, called by its adherents the Gospel of the Lord, or more commonly the Gospel, was a text used by the mid-2nd-century Christian teacher Marcion of Sinope to the exclusion of the other gospels.

  4. Oct 12, 2009 · Marcion of Sinope (ca. 110-160), was an early teacher whose teachings, known as Marcionism, were condemned by the Church as heresy . Contents 1 History 2 Teachings 3 External links 4 Source History Marcion was a native of Sinope (modern Sinop, Turkey), in Pontus, Asia Minor. He was a wealthy shipowner.

  5. Marcion, a shipowner from Sinope in Pontus, arrived in Rome sometime around 140 ce. Of his life prior to his arrival in Rome, we know almost nothing. Upon his arrival, Marcion provided its church with a healthy sum of money—200,000 sesterces—and seems to have flourished within the Roman Church until the summer of 144 ce (Tertullian, praescr. 30.2).

  6. A native of Sinope in Pontus, he was born c. 85 and must have died c. 159, since there is no suggestion in our sources that he survived until the reign of the emperor Marcus Aurelius (161 – 180). According to the ecclesiastical writer Hippolytus, Marcion was the son of a bishop, and indeed there are indications that he grew up within the ...

  7. V. Anti-Marcionite Writers. Life of Marcion Marcion was son of the Bishop of Sinope in Pontus, born c. A.D. 110, evidently from wealthy parents. He is described as nautes, nauclerus, a ship owner, by Rhodon and Tertullian, who wrote about a generation after his death.

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