Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Systematic Theology

First Advisor

Paul Kretzmann

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Colossians 2:16; Genesis 9:4; Leviticus 11: 4; Leviticus 22:8; Deuteronomy 14:3-10; Jude 13:4-14; Numbers 10:10; Deuteronomy 10:16; Deuteronomy 30:6; Jeremiah 4:4; Romans 2:29; Colossians 2:8; Galatians 3:10; Colossians 2:4; 2 Corinthians 2: 14;


It is our purpose in this thesis to trace the movement in the form in which it is opposed and condemned in the New Testament, and, if possible, find external information on these movements. Although many of the passages which condemn false teachers may have been written against gnostics, we shall deal only with those in which gnostic tendencies are revealed.

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