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Chapter XIV.—The False Prophets of the Phrygians.

The enemy of God’s Church, who is emphatically a hater of good and a lover of evil, and leaves untried no manner of craft against men, was again active in causing strange heresies to spring up against the Church. 1564 For some persons, like venomous reptiles, crawled over Asia and Phrygia, boasting that Montanus was the Paraclete, and that the women that followed him, Priscilla and Maximilla, were prophetesses of Montanus. 1565



Cf. Bk. IV. chap. 7, note 3.


On Montanus and the Montanists, see chap. 16.

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