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Against the Protestant Gnostics

by Philip J. Lee

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387317M
ISBN 100195084365
ISBN 109780195084368

Gnostics believee that matter itself was evil (and as such could not believe that God would deign to become matter), and as such made anything fleshy out to be bad. Eventually, since everything tangible was bad, they started suggesting that it didn't matter what the flesh did, only the spirit, and so they became libertines, orgiastic, and the like. Philip J. Lee - Against the Protestant Gnostics. This book is a penetrating and provocative assessment of the promise and denouement of Protestant orthodoxy. Lee has sounded a call for a root renewal and redirection of the parish reality and structure of the community of believers to be a regenerative leaven in the churches of North America.

Against the Protestant Gnostics Kindle Edition Dr Lee offers a succinct logical and thorough exploration of American Protestant Christianity. I was moved, provoked, and pushed to deeper thought. I have no idea how this book has remained so unknown in a time when it has such powerful resonance. An absolute must to read/5(4). Other Christian heresies Heresy Description Origin Official condemnation Other Antinomianism: Any view which holds that Christians are freed by grace from obligations of any moral Paul had to refute a charge of this type made by opponents because of his attitude to the Mosaic Law (Romans ) Some gnostics (e.g. Ophites and Nicolaitans) taught that since matter was opposed to the spirit.

  I’ve been revisiting Philip J. Lee’s incisive study Against the Protestant Gnostics (New York: Oxford University Press, ) in anticipation of lecturing on the life and work of the second century Church Father Irenaeus. Lee’s diagnosis of Protestant Gnosticism seems just as apt in as when he first published the book some thirty years ago. Nicolaism (also Nicholaism, Nicolaitism, Nicolationism, or Nicolaitanism) was an early Christian sect mentioned twice in the Book of Revelation of the New adherents were called Nicolaitans, Nicolaitanes, or Nicolaites. They were considered heretical by the mainstream Church. According to Revelation they were known in the cities of Ephesus and Pergamum.


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Even though he, himself, (one can tell) is a liberal Protestant, his book has got to be the standard bearer of the fight against Gnosticism. It seems to me that his interaction with the Vietnam War, which he quotes here and there in the book, is the motivation behind the writing of this by:   Against the Protestant Gnostics book.

Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this penetrating and provocative assessment of t 4/5. Even though he, himself, (one can tell) is a liberal Protestant, his book has got to be the standard bearer of the fight against Gnosticism.

It seems to me that his interaction with the Vietnam War, which he quotes here and there in the book, is the motivation behind the writing of this book.

He has a lot of kind words for the Catholic Church/5(14). Against The Protestant Gnostics first published in by Oxford University Press details with critical acumen and extensive evidence that whether fundamentalist or liberal, Protestantism in America is no different than Gnostic Christianity of the first centuries of the church.

Against the Protestant Gnostics User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Lee divides his book into three sections: "Gnosticism in Conflict with the Faith,'' " Gnosticism in Ascendance in North America,'' and "Results and Reform.'' He first offers an analysis of the Read full review.

Protestant Gnostics Published by User, 11 years ago Probing the past for perspectives on the present, a Presbyterian pastor in Saint John, New Brunswick, Philip J. Lee, brings to trial North American Evangelicals in Against the Protestant Gnostics (NY: /5(5). Calling for the restoration of a dialectical faith and practice, the book points to positive ways of restoring health to endangered Protestant churches.

Against the Protestant Gnostics () by Format: Paperback. Get this from a library. Against the Protestant gnostics. [Philip J Lee] -- Since the discovery of original gnostic documents at Nag Hammadi inmany scholars have recognized a familiar presence within this ancient heresy.

To some authors the main features of. Against the Protestant Gnostics. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Lee, Philip J. Against the Protestant Gnostics. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Lee.

Buy Against the Protestant Gnostics New Ed by Lee, Philip J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). though he, himself, (one can tell) is a liberal Protestant, his book has got to be the standard bearer of the fight against Gnosticism.

It seems to me that his interaction with the Vietnam War, which he quotes here and there in the book, is the motivation behind the writing of this book. Despite is shortcomings, "Against the Protestant Gnostics" is thoughtful, challenging, and at times witty, and I truly feel that all theologically-inclined Christians could benefit by reading this book if they do so in a spirit of humility and self-criticism.

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One book that has reproached me for over a year is by a Canadian Presbyterian clergyman named Philip J. Lee: Against the Protestant Gnostics (Oxford, ). In this penetrating and provocative assessment of the current state of religion and its effects on society at large, Philip J.

Lee criticizes conservatives and liberals alike as he traces gnostic motifs to the very roots of American Protestantism. With references to an extraordinary spectrum of writings from sources as diverse as John Calvin, Martin Buber, Tom Wolfe, Margaret Atwood, and Emily.

Read "Against the Protestant Gnostics" by Philip J. Lee available from Rakuten Kobo. In this penetrating and provocative assessment of the current state of religion and its effects on society at large, Phi Brand: Oxford University Press. As Philip Lee poignantly observes, "Suddenly, we find ourselves not with a slightly altered Gospel but with an anti-Gospel" (Phillip Lee, Against the Protestant Gnostics, 28).

Gnostic Dualism Historians agree that the cardinal gnostic doctrine was its unmitigated dualism which it adapted from the Platonic schools and attempted to syncretize. In the sermon, I quoted from a book called, Against the Protestant Gnostics by Philip J.

Lee concerning the Gnostic disdain of the sacraments. In that book, Lee describes Gnosticism as its own religion – a religion of despair, elitism, and syncretism.

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From Library Journal: Lee divides his book into three sections: "Gnosticism in Conflict with the Faith," " Gnosticism in Ascendance in North America," and "Results and Reform." He first offers.