A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Gnosimachi

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GNOSIMACHI, the professed enemies to the Gnosis, i. e. the speculative knowledge of Christianity. They rested wholly on good works, calling it a useless labour to seek for science in the scriptures. In short, they contended for the practice of morality in all simplicity, and blamed those, who aimed at a deeper insight into the mysteries of religion. They were the reverse of the Gnostics. —See the following article.