Heresy: The History of Getting it Wrong

with Fr. George Elliott

From a complex mythical structure to the changing of Scripture, Gnosticism was a phenomenon of heresy within the early Church. Although their beliefs seem far-fetched, we can still learn a valuable lesson from their errors today. Listen to their intriguing history on this Catholic Bytes episode, the first episode of a seven-part series on heresy.

Further Resources:

  1. Online video: Scott Hahn and Fr. Barron discuss modern spirituality and gnosticism
  2. Online: Catholic Encyclopedia’s article on gnosticism
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Fr. George Elliott grew up across the United States until he settled in NE Texas in ’99. He is now a priest of the Diocese of Tyler, TX. Having completed a Licentiate in Patristics, the study of the life and thought of the early Christians, he is currently pursuing his Doctorate. He hopes to apply the effective methods of evangelization used in the early Church to modern America. When not studying or doing pastoral work, he enjoys reading, rock climbing, and sailing.