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The light and the darkness : studies in Manichaeism and its world

Author: Paul Allan Mirecki; Jason BeDuhn
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies, 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents international scholarship from leading researchers in the field of Manichaean studies. It moves from the continuing foundational work of recovering Manichaean sources to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Allan Mirecki; Jason BeDuhn
ISBN: 9004116737 9789004116733
ISSN:0929-2470
OCLC Number: 46576153
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The light and the darkness : studies in Manichaeism and its world / Paul Mirecki and Jason BeDuhn --
The metabolism of salvation : Manichaean concepts of human physiology / Jason BeDuhn --
Didymus the Blind's knowledge of Manichaeism / Byard Bennett --
Iuxta unum latus terra tenebrarum : the division of primordial space in anti-Manichaean writers' description of the Manichaean cosmogony / Byard Bennett --
Prolegomena to a study of women in Manichaeism / J. Kevin Coyle --
The reconstruction of Mani's Epistles from three coptic codices (Ismant el-Kharub and Medinet Madi) / Iain Gardner --
Reconstructing Manichaean book paintings through the technique of their makers : the case of The work of religion scene on MIK III 4974 recto / Zsuzsanna Gulácsi --
The authenticity and doctrine of (Ps.?) Mani's Letter to Menoch / Geoffrey Harrisoin and Jason BeDuhn --
Manichaean allusions to ritual and magic : spells for invisibility in the Coptic Kephalaia / Paul Mirecki --
On human races, semi-human beings and monsters / Werner Sundermann --
A Manichaean liturgical instruction on the act of almsgiving / Werner Sundermann --
A Manichaean-Turkic dispute in runic script / Peter Zieme.
Series Title: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies, 50.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Mirecki and Jason BeDuhn.

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'...provide a strong set of essays on most aspects of where research stands on the Matthean community.'Fred W. Burnett, Religious Studies Review, 2002.

 
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