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  • proper noun A monotheistic religion of the Iraq region with a strongly dualistic worldview, whose adherents (the Mandaeans) revere Adam and other Biblical figures, especially John the Baptist.

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  • It was a wonderful opportunity to make the acquaintance of most of the scholars who work on Mandaeism, as well as a number of Mandaeans who themselves attended the conference.

    There And Back Again

  • Major need: My own conference paper focused attention on the Miriai story in the Book of John in conjunction with passages in priestly sources the Thousand and Twelve Questions and the Scroll of Exalted Kingship which provide clues about the historical connection between Mandaeism and Judaism.

    Studying the Mandaeans: Sources and Questions

  • At a recent conference on the Mandaeans, Jorunn Jacobson Buckley suggested that the time is ripe for a revisiting of the question of the relationship between John's Gospel and Mandaeism.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Major need: My own conference paper focused attention on the Miriai story in the Book of John in conjunction with passages in priestly sources the Thousand and Twelve Questions and the Scroll of Exalted Kingship which provide clues about the historical connection between Mandaeism and Judaism.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • At a recent conference on the Mandaeans, Jorunn Jacobson Buckley suggested that the time is ripe for a revisiting of the question of the relationship between John's Gospel and Mandaeism.

    Bultmann, Mandaeans and the Gospel of John Revisited

  • But we should acknowledge in public and in our schools that the two ideologies are equally evil and not on the same level as other truelly spiritual religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, any form of Christianity, Judaism, Bahaiism, Zoroastrianism, Mandaeism, Yarsan, etc.)

    Sound Politics: JihadWorld: Coming To A Nearby Theatre Soon?

  • The most accessible recent work on the Mandaeans is Rudolph, Mandaeism.

    The Templar Revelation

  • The most accessible recent work on the Mandaeans is Rudolph, Mandaeism.

    The Templar Revelation

  • These magic formulae, which caused laughter and disgust to outsiders, are not a later and accidental corruption, but an essential part of Gnosticism, for they are found in all forms of Christian Gnosticism and likewise in Mandaeism.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • All Gnostic sects possessed this rite in some way; in Mandaeism daily baptism is one of the great practices of the system.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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