Category: Heresy

Apostle John and Marcion of Pontus
Who Was Marcion? - Second-Century Christianity Series Who Was Marcion? In this episode we discuss the work of Marcion of Pontus (fl. 140s AD). We note why Marcion of Pontus, a pivotal figure of second-century Christianity, played a key role in pushing Christian conversation around critical questions such as the canon of Scripture, Paul’s authority… Read More
Gnosticism and the Canon of Scripture Why did marginalized Christian groups add books to the canon of Scripture? In this episode we explore the rise of the various first and second-century Gnostic groups and their attempts to compose new Gospels and other sacred Read More