Podcast 3.9: Marcionites and the Unknown God

Here I explore Marcionite forms of Christianity, which contrast significantly to the Judean forms discussed in the previous episode. Followers of Marcion believed that the legalistic God of the Hebrew Bible was to be distinguished from the loving, unknown Father-God who sent Jesus, and that Law was opposed to Gospel. This is part of series 3 (“Diversity in Early Christianity: ‘Heresies’ and Struggles”) of the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean podcast.

Podcast 3.9: Marcionites and the Unknown God (mp3; archive.org page with various downloading options here).

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2 thoughts on “Podcast 3.9: Marcionites and the Unknown God

  1. Michael Bid


    A very good and clear lecture on Marcion.

    Just last night I read Heikki Raisanen’s essay in “Second Century Heretics” which was also informative

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