noun see Montanist

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  • montanism — montanísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  MONTANÍSM s.n. Doctrină mistică religioasă a unei secte din primele secole creştine, care propovăduia ascetismul şi submina ierarhia bisericească. [cf. fr. montanisme,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Montanism — Montanus redirects here. For other uses, see Montanus (disambiguation). For the unrelated Catholic philosophy emphasizing the authority of the Pope, see Ultramontanism. Montanism was an early Christian movement of the late 2nd century, later… …   Wikipedia

  • Montanism — Heretical Christian movement founded in AD 156 by Montanus. Having converted to Christianity, Montanus fell into a trance and began to prophesy. Others joined him, and the movement spread through Asia Minor. The Montanists held that the Holy… …   Universalium

  • MONTANISM —    a heresy which arose in the 2nd century; derived its name from an enthusiast in Phrygia named Montanus, who insisted on the permanency of the spiritual gifts vouchsafed to the primitive Church, and a return to the severe discipline of life and …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Montanism —    The heresy of Montanus, who began preaching in Phrygia (q.v.) around 172, along with two women, Prisca and Maximilla, whose utterances were considered divine prophecies of the Holy Spirit, and, thus, more authoritative than any bishop (q.v.)… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • MONTANISM —    a prophetic movement in the second century led by women which preached the imminent return of CHRIST. It seemed to court martyrdom and practice extreme ASCETICISM. TERTULLIAN is often accused of having forsaken ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY to join… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Montanism — n. unorthodox religious movement started by the prophet Montanus during the 2nd century (Religion) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Montanism —    A late second century apocalyptic movement associated with montanus …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Montanism — [ mɒntənɪz(ə)m] noun the tenets of a heretical millenarian Christian sect founded by the 2nd century priest Montanus. Derivatives Montanist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • montanism — mon·ta·nism …   English syllables

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