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

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

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
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Allan Mirecki; Jason BeDuhn
ISBN: 9004116737 9789004116733
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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