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  • proper noun Alternative form of Manichaeism.

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Examples

  • Manicheism is in direct defiance, if not in ignorance, of all the original authorities.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • "Manicheism" has been coined to denote his doctrine, taught in perhaps the most explicit fashion that the Cosmos was the battle-ground of two contending powers, -- Ahriman, the principle of evil, and Ormuzd, the principle of good.

    Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work

  • Luckily, the strained concept doesn't ruin the show, and any nagging worries about Manicheism disappear in the sheer pleasure of seeing so many Manets all at once.

    Still Turning Black to Light

  • Monsignor Cormac Burke demonstrates how St. Augustine strove "to keep a Catholic balance between the extremes of Manicheism, on the one hand, and Pelagianism, on the other."

    St. Augustine and Conjugal Love

  • Monsignor Cormac Burke demonstrates how St. Augustine strove "to keep a Catholic balance between the extremes of Manicheism, on the one hand, and Pelagianism, on the other."

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • James, your point is a good one - if one allows for another climactic revelation greater than or equal to that of Jesus, one might be better simply moving into Islam or Manicheism or whatever other religion claims to offer that follow-up material.

    The Bible's Teaching About Being Prepared To Set Aside The Bible's Teaching

  • After completing his studies, Augustine opened a school of oratory in Carthage and instructed his disciples in the principles of Manicheism.

    Archive 2008-08-24

  • After completing his studies, Augustine opened a school of oratory in Carthage and instructed his disciples in the principles of Manicheism.

    Saint Monica

  • At the age of 30, Augustine began to see the folly of Manicheism and its gross misrepresentation of the Church, but he still did not believe.

    Saint Monica

  • At the age of 30, Augustine began to see the folly of Manicheism and its gross misrepresentation of the Church, but he still did not believe.

    Archive 2008-08-24

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