adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Late Greek Dokētai Docetists, from Greek dokein to seem — more at decent Date: 1846 of or relating to Docetism or the Docetists

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  • Docetic — Do*cet ic, a. Pertaining to, held by, or like, the Docet[ae]. Docetic Gnosticism. Plumptre. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • docetic — DOCÉTIC, Ă adj. Referitor la docetism. // s.m. şi f. Adept al docetismului. [< fr. docétique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • docetic — adjective Of or pertaining to docetism …   Wiktionary

  • docetic — do·ce·tic …   English syllables

  • docetic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Docetism — Docetic, adj. Docetist, n., adj. /doh see tiz euhm, doh si tiz /, n. 1. an early Christian doctrine that the sufferings of Christ were apparent and not real and that after the crucifixion he appeared in a spiritual body. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. an… …   Universalium

  • Docetistic — Docetic / sētˈ or setˈ/ or Docetistˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Docetism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Docetae —     Docetae     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Docetae     (Greek Doketai.)     A heretical sect dating back to Apostolic times. Their name is derived from dokesis, appearance or semblance , because they taught that Christ only appeared or seemed to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Docetism — In Christianity, docetism (from the Greek δοκέω dokeō, to seem ) is the belief that Jesus physical body was an illusion, as was his crucifixion; that is, Jesus only seemed to have a physical body and to physically die, but in reality he was… …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel of Peter — The Gospel of Peter was a prominent passion narrative in the early history of Christianity, but over time passed out of common usage. Only fragments survive. The surviving text is notable for ascribing responsibility for the crucifixion of Jesus… …   Wikipedia

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