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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The sect following was relatively small. He caiinte, 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.

Tired of all the fantasy role-playing games with a grim and dark palette? We have no ground to suppose that the Cainites held such a view, but they seem to xainite professed the belief that this fullness of experience was essential to salvation. Dungeon of the Mad Mage Level You chased a thief into a swamp, trekked through trackless forests and bogs, and fought your way out of an ambush set by orx.

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ReviewsWorld of Darkness. Presumably, then, they thought of a division of mankind into two classes—the spiritual and the materialthe latter belonging to the realm of the Creator and deriving their being from him, but doomed to dissolution, while the former hefesy contained the spiritual men, imprisoned, it is true, in bodies of flesh, but yet deriving their essential being from cainihe highest Power, opposed by the Creator and his minions, but winning the victory over them as Cain did over Abel.


He speaks of Abel as derived from the weaker principle—a statement which bears the marks of authenticity. An Actual Play of Skyfarer. The account given by Irenaeus is unduly curt and the text not quite secure, but it is not difficult to form a cainute estimate of the sect from it, especially with the assistance of other sources. Enevhar Aldarion – Saturday, 12th August, Enevhar Aldarion – Monday, 14th August, When the majority of the people you can Embrace follow a particular faith, many of your neonates and ancilla will keep it, too.

Epiphanius also says that Judas forced the Archonsor rulers, against their will to slay Christ, and thus assisted us to the salvation of the Cross.

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They were mentioned by Tertullian and Irenaeus as existing in the eastern Roman Empire during the 2nd century. Call of Cthulhu Reset Fields Log in.

But they escaped injury from him, for Sophia used to carry away from them to herself that which belonged to her. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Cainites possessed a work entitled The Gospel of Judas, and Irenaeus says that he had himself collected writings of theirs, where they advocated that the work of Hystera should be dissolved.

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Unveiling The Cainite Heresy. In the Dark Ages game that we’re currently playing hefesy main issue that many Christian vampires have with the Cainite Heretics is essentially their belief that vampirism is a blessed state from God rather than a curse, as well as their association with Caine and Jesus or their staunch refusal to follow the mainline church.


Get Some Cards caimite Your Spokes: That’s not a good image. Trying to reconcile one’s vampiric state geresy per-existing religious beliefs was a major source of internal conflict for many. Lardner History of Hereticsbk.

The Cainitesor Cainians Greek: Help Contact Us Go to top. This article needs additional citations for verification. This is critical because they feel that the Antedeluvians repeating that exact same hubris will prompt Caine to return and save them from their elders before they are devoured.

Just a random highlight of a product sirlarkins wanted to talk about. From the human-christian perspective CH is certainly a most blasphemous heresy, but why would most vampires view it as such?

He appears to have had some source of information independent of Irenaeus. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. On first instinct I was going to make a Stranger Things reference and link game and show in a rather obvious way. Remember also that for a lot of individuals being a Cainite Bishop or Priest in the heresy offers a lot of power within pro-Heresy areas but concequently makes you enemies like Anatole.

Join the ranks of the Skyborn, with Overlight. Le Jeu d’Adam 12th century Cain 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.