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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Carpocra’tians.
 
Gnostics; so called from Carpo’carts, who flourished in the middle of the second century. They maintained that the world was made by angels,—that only the soul of Christ ascended into heaven,—and that the body will have no resurrection.   1
 


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