Early Gnosticism

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Early Gnosticism refers to a point in Gnosticism that occurred following the Fathers of Christian Gnosticism and related groups but prior to the shift to Medieval Gnosticism.

Groups[edit]

Groups involved in Gnosticism during this timeframe are the Ophites, the Cainites, the Carpocratians, and the Borborites.[citation needed]

Transition[edit]

This classification ends with the beginning of Medieval Gnosticism, which was defined by activities surrounding the Bosnian Church and other groups.

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