What is Ebionite?

  • (adj): Of or relating to the Ebionites or their religion.
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Ebionites - Ebionite Writings
... Few writings of the Ebionites have survived, and these are in uncertain form ... The exact relationship between the Ebionites and these writings is debated, but Epiphanius's description of some Ebionites in Panarion 30 bears a striking similarity to the ideas in the ... of Barnabas, beneath a polemical medieval Muslim overlay, may have been based upon an Ebionite or gnostic document ...
Ebionites - History - Last Days of The Ebionite Sect
... Some scholars argue that the Ebionites survived much longer and identify them with a sect encountered by the historian Abd al-Jabbar ibn Ahmad around the year 1000 ... Another possible reference to surviving Ebionite communities in northwestern Arabia, specifically the cities of Tayma and Tilmas, around the 11th century, appears in Sefer Ha'masaot, the "Boo ... argue that they contributed to the development of the Islamic view of Jesus due to exchanges of Ebionite remnants with the first Muslims ...
Gospel Of The Hebrews - Background - Ebionite Communities
... Gospel (Against Heresies, 1.26.2) and, Eusebius wrote that the Ebionites used only the Gospel of the Hebrews (Church History, 3.27.4) Epiphanius stated that the Ebionites used a Gospel of the Hebrews which he ... The origin of the name Ebionite (or Ebionaean) (Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies 7 ... - Heresy of Theodotus and Epiphanius Heresies 30) Others claim the name Ebionite means "poor one" and is derived from Matthew 53, for they rejected material wealth ...

More definitions of "Ebionite":

  • (noun): A member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome.
    Synonyms: Nazarene