heresy

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Italian philosopher who used Copernican principles to develop a pantheistic monistic philosophy; condemned for heresy by the Inquisition and burned at the stake (1548-1600) Bruno , Giordano Bruno
first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism First Council of Nicaea , Nicaea
religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element; considered heresy by Christian churches Gnosticism
former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy Inquisition
heresy, tribunal to suppress Inquisition
French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431) Jeanne d'Arc , Joan of Arc , Saint Joan
Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human Marcionism
Christian heresy of the 5th and 6th centuries that challenged the orthodox definition of the two natures (human and divine) in Jesus and instead believed there was a single divine nature Monophysitism
theological doctrine put forward by Pelagius which denied original sin and affirmed the ability of humans to be righteous; condemned as heresy by the Council of Ephesus in 431 Pelagianism
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