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The Cainites, or Cainians were a Gnostic and Antinomian sect who were known to venerate . for doubting the truth of Irenaeus’ account, though accusations of immorality urged against heretics should always be received with caution. This is a beautiful book, I cannot stress that enough. Cainite Heresy is one of the best books that White Wolf have ever published. This book is paced full of. Thankfully, Cainite Heresy is more the latter than the former. This book is a good, useful exploration of how vampire imagery can infiltrate (and sometimes.

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On first instinct I was going to make a Stranger Things reference and link game and show in a rather obvious way. Heesy – Sunday, 13th August, The Church wasn’t the enemy of Cainites at first. Tired of all the fantasy role-playing games with a grim and dark palette? Especially with the encouragement of monastic orders and the formation of Friars to lives of more apostolic poverty and granting or using of wealth to the poor, charity etc.

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We’ve been occasionally highlighting older products worth taking a look at for a while now. I’ll stop historygasming now. Dungeon of the Mad Mage Level Free exclusively through TabletopGaming. Have they just made it available for POD or something? Morrus – Monday, 14th August, There is no doubt caimite they applauded the action of Judas in the betrayal, but our authorities differ as to the motive which prompted him.

Part of a series on Gnosticism. Epiphanius also says heeesy Judas forced the Archonsor rulers, against their will to slay Christ, and thus assisted us to the salvation of the Cross. Philaster, on the other hand, assigns the action of Judas to his knowledge that Christ intended to destroy the truth—a purpose which he frustrated by the betrayal.


Lardner History of Hereticsbk. This would probably piss off the more Christian vampires. They had roughly a thousand good years to use and abuse it, as they have every other strong social institution, before it turned violently against them. But there is no valid reason to deny the generally accepted view that the Gnostic attitude to matter did lead to quite opposite results.

Unveiling The Cainite Heresy

hefesy It’s because most Christian Cainites were Catholic or even just regular heretics beresy, whereas Cainite Heretics were basically saying “I am God. Get Some Cards for Your Spokes: We have no substantial justification for doubting the truth of Irenaeus’ account, though accusations of immorality urged against heretics should always be received with caution. He tells us that the Cainites regarded Cain as derived from the higher principle.

We have no ground to suppose that the Cainites ueresy such a view, but they seem to have professed the belief that this fullness of experience was essential to salvation. Retrieved from ” https: Rhetoric such as “rule in the darkness rather than humble himself falsely in the light” was more popular amongst some circles and Roads than others Via RegalisI’m looking at you. Originally posted by Kale Fangblade Cainire Post.

Enevhar Aldarion – Monday, 14th August, Akodoken – Monday, 14th August, For one thing, the teachings of the Cainite Heresy were heretical in the extreme by the standards of the Catholic and Orthodox churches and would still be, today.

To some it would seem a duty to crush the flesh beneath the spirit by the severest austerity, but the premise might lead to a libertine as well as to an ascetic conclusion. The account given by Irenaeus is unduly curt and the text not quite secure, but it is not difficult to form a general estimate of the sect from it, especially with the assistance of other sources.

In an alternate reality where no single religion gained monopoly, with many diverse and conflicting religions and cults coexising, it would be much easier for Cainites to rule openly, or at least not being hunted by mortals.



From the human-christian perspective CH is certainly a most blasphemous heresy, but why would most vampires view it as such? He states that they taught, as did Carpocratesthat salvation could be attained only by passing through all experience.

Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references Source attribution. Pathfinder 2nd Edition Basically, the Cainite Heresy looked like the heretical cult it was to anyone not directly part of it, and to some who were.

Call of Cthulhu Originally posted by Demon Cat View Post. He therefore, rather than the other disciples, was able to accomplish the mystery of the betrayal, and so bring about the dissolution of all things both celestial and terrestrial. The view that Judas through his more perfect Gnosis penetrated the wish of Jesus more successfully than the others, and accomplished it by bringing him to the Cross through which he effected redemption, is only one of them.

Saturday, 12th August, Not that this doesn’t sound cool, because it does. World of Darkness Just a random highlight of a product sirlarkins wanted to talk about. The Cainitesor Cainians Greek: It was necessary to pass through all experiences, and hence the soul had to pass from body to body till the whole range of experience had been traversed. He appears to have had some source of information independent of Irenaeus. But they escaped injury from him, for Sophia used to carry away from them to herself that which belonged to her.