Manichaean Literature: Representative Texts. Chiefly from Middle Persia and Parthian Writings (UNESCO collection of representative works : Persian heritage series)

 
9780820111414: Manichaean Literature: Representative Texts. Chiefly from Middle Persia and Parthian Writings (UNESCO collection of representative works : Persian heritage series)
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Texts illustrating the life and teaching of Mani (the Iranian prophet and founder of Manichaeism, a gnostic religion of Late Antiquity which was once widespread but is now extinct), as well as Mani's travels, the activity of his missionaries, community life, and figures and stages of the drama of Manichaean mythology. Published in the Persian Heritage Series edited by Ehsan Yar-Shater (Columbia University). -- Contents: Introduction; 1. Mani and His Religion; 2. Missionary Work; 3. Hearers and Elect: The Manichaean Community; 4. Manichaeism as Literary Intermediary; 5. Science and Magic; 6. Divine Light; 7. Mani's Death; 8. Manichaean Community Life; 9. Manichaean Hymn-Cycles; 10. Jesus in Manichaeism; 11. The Manichaean Myth; Abbreviations; Notes

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