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Ebionites [Aramaic,=poor],are a Jewish-Christian sect of rural ancient Palestine, of the first centuries after Jesus. There were two groups, according to Origen. The Judaic Ebionites held closely to Mosaic law and regarded Jesus as a miracle-working prophet and St. Paul as an apostate. Gnostic Ebionites believed Christ to be a spirit, invisible to men, giving him the title "Prophet of the Truth."
Christian Ebionites: The Original Christians?
This article defines the Ebionites as early Jewish Christians and expresses opposition to Pauline Christianity.
A Wikipedia article discussing the history, views. practices and writings.
This Catholic Encyclopedia article discusses two varieties: the earlier group called Ebionites denied the divinity of Christ; the later Ebionites were a Gnostic sect who believed that matter was eternal and was God's body.
A Jewish Encyclopedia article on this sect of Judæo-Christians of the second to the fourth century, who believed in the Messianic character of Jesus, but denied his divinity and supernatural origin.
The Ebionites or the "Poor Ones"
A short descriptive article from "A Religious Encyclopaedia or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology."
Eusebius on the Heresy of the Ebionites
The writing of the Church Father Eusebius on the Ebionites.
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