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Gnosis (fl. c. 350—300 bc)

 

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(Greek, knowledge)

The root is found in agnosticism, gnosticism, diagnosis, pro-gnosis and gnoseology, an obsolete term for epistemology. In theological writings gnosis is the higher knowledge of spiritual things, often with reference to claims to such knowledge made by gnosticism.

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