The Codex Judas Papers

Proceedings of the International Congress on the Tchacos Codex Held at Rice University, Houston Texas, March 13-16, 2008

Edited by April DeConick

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€200,00
$261.00
ISBN13: 
9789004181410
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9789004181403
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December 2009
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xxxii, 640 pp.
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71
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0929-2470

Zsuzsanna Gulácsi, Northern Arizona University

This study explores the artistic culture of religious instruction and the canonical art of the Manichaeans. Based on textual and artistic evidence, it identifies fragments form 10th-century editions of Mani’s Book of Pictures and its adaptations to other art objects.
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Volume: 
90
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209121
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December 2015
€185,00
$240.00

Erin M. Evans

In The Books of Jeu and the Pistis Sophia as Handbooks to Eternity Erin Evans offers an in-depth examination of the Coptic Books of Jeu and Pistis Sophia, demonstrating their system of cosmology and ritual practice, and their relationship to other contemporary Gnostic myths and ideas.
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89
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284463
E-ISBN: 
9789004301191
Publication date: 
August 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Edited by Siegfried G. Richter, Charles Horton and Klaus Ohlhafer

This book contains selected papers presented at the Seventh International Conference of Manichaean Studies and offers a wide variety of essays in several fields of research in Manichaeism, esp. in religious history, philology and art history.
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Volume: 
88
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288362
E-ISBN: 
9789004289123
Publication date: 
March 2015
€150,00
$194.00

Iain Gardner, University of Sydney, Jason BeDuhn Northern Arizona University and Paul Dilley, University of Iowa

Mani at the Court of the Persian Kings explores new evidence from the Chester Beatty Kephalaia, which presents Mani at the heart of Sasanian Iran, in dialogue with sages and nobles, acting as a cultural mediator between East and West.
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Volume: 
87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234703
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9789004282629
Publication date: 
November 2014
€110,00
$142.00

James M. Robinson

The Nag Hammadi Story is a socio-historical narration of just what went on during the thirty-two years from their discovery late in 1945, via their initial trafficking, and then attempts to monopolize, until finally their publication in 1977.
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Volume: 
86
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262515
E-ISBN: 
9789004264236
Publication date: 
June 2014
€385,00
$499.00

Edited by April D. DeConick, Gregory Shaw, and John D. Turner

The essays in Practicing Gnosis demonstrate that the Gnostics were not necessarily trendy intellectuals seeking epistomological certainities. Instead, this book explores how Gnostics were seeking religious experiences that relied on practices including ritual, magic, liturgy, and theurgy. This...
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85
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ISBN: 
9789004256293
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9789004248526
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August 2013
€184,00
$233.00

Stephen J. Patterson, Willamette University

Ten seminal essays on the Gospel of Thomas from a scholar whose work has been at the center of the Thomas debate for more than two decades.
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84
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ISBN: 
9789004250840
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9789004256217
Publication date: 
July 2013
€134,00
$182.00

Edited by Johannes van Oort, University of Nijmegen / University of Pretoria

Augustine and Manichaean Christianity offers groundbreaking discussions of Augustine’s enduring relation with Manichaeism, disclosing the essential background of writings such as Confessiones, De ordine and De vera religione and powerful concepts like his theories of memory and vision of God.
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Volume: 
83
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254770
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9789004255067
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August 2013
€105,00
$133.00

Edited by Kevin Corrigan and Tuomas Rasimus in collaboration with Dylan M. Burns, Lance Jenott and Zeke Mazur

This Festschrift contains essays on a broad range of topics that deal with Sethian, Valentinian and other early Christian thought, as well as with Platonism and Neoplatonism, including especially the interaction between Greek philosophy and Gnosticism in late antiquity.
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Volume: 
82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223837
E-ISBN: 
9789004254763
Publication date: 
July 2013
€207,00
$263.00

Nicola Denzey Lewis, Brown University

In Cosmology and Fate in Gnosticism and Graeco-Roman Antiquity, Denzey Lewis explores the rhetoric of "enslavement to fate" in the intellectual history of the 2nd century C.E., which she argues is differently articulated by ancient authors but to similar rhetorical ends.
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245488
E-ISBN: 
9789004245761
Publication date: 
March 2013
€103,00
$140.00

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