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  • noun Plural form of Manichean.

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  • The people of Schwyz were strengthened in their adherence to the authentic Word of God, as it was with the Apostles, without the use of pictures or the bones of saints; this Word they learned by heart, and made little of the additions of men; hence they got to be heretics, and were called Manicheans; but Catholicism conquered them at last.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 41, March, 1861

  • Council of Tours; Alexander declares void all the acts of his opponents; stringent decrees against the heretics of Southern France, called Manicheans, Paulicians, and afterward Albigenses.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 06 (From Barbarossa to Dante)

  • Or the Earth was created by an insane angel, and God is doing the best he can (was that the Manicheans?).

    Augustine vs. Pelagius Part Three - The Nature of God and Evil | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Gnosticism flourished through various offshoots such as the Manicheans of the third century, the Euchites of the fourth century, the Paulicans of the seventh century, and the Bogomils of the ninth century Nesta H.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Gnosticism flourished through various offshoots such as the Manicheans of the third century, the Euchites of the fourth century, the Paulicans of the seventh century, and the Bogomils of the ninth century Nesta H.

    [gnosis] gnosticism, gnostics

  • The most dramatic attempted solution came from the Manicheans, who denied divine omnipotence.

    This, About The Man I Met Out Here In Nearly Nowhere

  • In doing so, he discovered that the Manicheans were more adept in attacking Catholicism than in establishing the truth of their own theories.

    Archive 2008-08-24

  • In doing so, he discovered that the Manicheans were more adept in attacking Catholicism than in establishing the truth of their own theories.

    Saint Monica

  • History bears witness to the energy with which she met the fury of the Manicheans and others like them; and the earnestness with which in later years she defended human liberty at the Council of Trent, and against the followers of Jansenius, is known to all.

    Libertas Praestantissimum

  • And because fighting Islamic fascism is not a left-wing position, ergo to the Manicheans of the left it must be right-wing.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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