The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Metaphysical dualism is contained in the thought of Plotinus, in Neoplatonism,
and in Gnosticism, a Christian movement that taught that matter is evil and the
spirit good. It is also found in the teachings of Marcion, a 2nd-century Christian
The many Christian legends in many languages about the lives of Adam and Eve
probably have their origin in a Jewish writing (or writings) about the biblical first
man and woman. The most important of these works are the Latin Vita Adae et ...
They guide the ordinary Christian in his day-to-day life in the church. The
Catholic Letters preserve a considerable common legacy of ethical themes and
quotations. Such themes and quotations (from the Old Testament) were handed
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