At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film). As such, spoilers will be present within the article.
Gnosticism was a term applied to a number of Christian religious and philosophical movements that emerged in the 2nd century A.D.. In general, Gnostics believed that the material universe was created by a lesser deity, the demiurge, but that the spirit could be redeemed by esoteric knowledge (gnosis) received from a hidden deity.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (Mentioned on a magazine cover)