Early Heresies

Main

Docetism

Approx. 100 - Approx. 150

Jesus was not truly human and did not die on cross

Gnosticism

100 - 400

"salvation through knowledge"

Marcionism

144 - Approx. 400

God of O.T. is Demiurge. God of N.T. is Jesus.

Montanism

156 - Approx. 200

New heavenly kingdom to appear in Pepuza. No redemption for Christian who falls from grace.

Manichaeism

Approx. 250 - Approx. 1000

"secret knowledge frees stolen light particles in human brain"

Pelagianism

Approx. 300 - 431

Arianism

Approx. 300 - Approx. 800

Jesus is not divine. He is an exceptional creature created by God.

Donatism

311 - 411

Nestorianism

351 - 451

Apollinarianism

360 - 381

Christ had human body, but not human mind or will.

Monophysitism

Approx. 400 - Approx. 600

Monothelitism

Approx. 600 - Approx. 700