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Edited by April DeConick
This book contains the proceedings from the Codex Judas Congress held to discuss the newly-restored Tchacos Codex. Since this codex is a newly-conserved ancient book of Christian manuscripts which had yet to be discussed collaboratively by a body of scholars, this book is nothing less than a ...
J.A. van den Berg
J. Kevin Coyle
This volume reproduces nineteen chapters and articles published between 1991 through 2008, on Manichaeism, and its contacts with Augustine of Hippo, its most famous convert and also best-known adversary.
Examining the mythology in and social reality behind a group of texts rewriting Genesis, to which certain leaders of the early church occasionally attached the label ‘Ophite,’ this book offers a new understanding of Sethianism and the origins of Gnosticism.
Philip L. Tite
Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Like other Christians, Valentinians were not only interested in ethics, but used moral exhortation ...
This study identifies a significant redactional tendency whereby the compilers of the Kephalaia sought to clarify ambiguities in “canonical” Manichaean tradition by means of five-part numerical series, thereby challenging the conventional wisdom of Manichaean scholarship about the consistency of ...
Edited by Jason David BeDuhn
Offers the latest discoveries and insights into the Manichaean religion from leading scholars in the field, including new reconstructions of literary and artistic sources and analyses of the religion's origins and development across North Africa and West, Central, and East Asia.
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