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Cerinthus

Cerinthus (sĬrĬn´thəs), fl. c.AD 100?, Jewish-Christian religious leader, b. Ephesus. He held tenets influenced by Gnosticism and similar to those of the Ebionites. He taught that the Christ descended into Jesus at his baptism and left him again before the Passion.

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Cerinthus

Cerinthus. Early Christian heretic. He seems to have been a gnostic of docetic tendencies.

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