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The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics

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About the book:
This fascinating book brings together for the first time a complete introduction to Mandaeanism, the only branch of Gnosticism that has survived into modern time.

This series introduces readers in the English-speaking word to people, events, and texts in Italian socio-religious history that have been pivotal to the formation and growth of Western civilisation. Featuring the best of Italian scholarship, ITSOS volumes include classical source texts, many never before available in English, and fresh research in seldom-studied areas with contemporary relevance.

This volume, presents for the first time a complete introduyction to Mandaeanism, a fascinating branch of Gnoticism that has survived to the present day. In an engaging style that mirrors the interesting nature of his subject, Edmondo Lupieri portrays the traditional way of life of the Mandaeans, still found living in Iraq and Iras, and introduces readers to the world of Mandaean ideas.

Condition: as new very good. Embossed braille inscription on front cover of dustjacket but condition of rest of book excellent.

Item details

Author(s):
Edmond Lupieri
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
080283924X
ISBN-13:
9780802839244
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
W.B. Eerdmans
Title:
The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics

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About this item

About the book:
This fascinating book brings together for the first time a complete introduction to Mandaeanism, the only branch of Gnosticism that has survived into modern time.

This series introduces readers in the English-speaking word to people, events, and texts in Italian socio-religious history that have been pivotal to the formation and growth of Western civilisation. Featuring the best of Italian scholarship, ITSOS volumes include classical source texts, many never before available in English, and fresh research in seldom-studied areas with contemporary relevance.

This volume, presents for the first time a complete introduyction to Mandaeanism, a fascinating branch of Gnoticism that has survived to the present day. In an engaging style that mirrors the interesting nature of his subject, Edmondo Lupieri portrays the traditional way of life of the Mandaeans, still found living in Iraq and Iras, and introduces readers to the world of Mandaean ideas.

Condition: as new very good. Embossed braille inscription on front cover of dustjacket but condition of rest of book excellent.

Author(s):
Edmond Lupieri
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
080283924X
ISBN-13:
9780802839244
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
W.B. Eerdmans
Title:
The Mandaeans: The Last Gnostics

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