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Renowned scholar Hans-Joachim Klimkeit presents the first-ever English translation of Gnostic texts from Asia--a vital discovery that reveals a new ...Show synopsisRenowned scholar Hans-Joachim Klimkeit presents the first-ever English translation of Gnostic texts from Asia--a vital discovery that reveals a new expression of Christianity as it blended with the mystical religions of Turkey, China, Persia, and Central Asia. Illustrations.Hide synopsis
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Description:Fine in Fine DJ. Octavo in yellow cloth spine and blue paper...Fine in Fine DJ. Octavo in yellow cloth spine and blue paper boards; color illus DJ; xx, 405 p. : ill., maps; 25 cm; bibliographical references (p. 377-395). A lovely copy. // Chapters entitled: Introduction: Mani and Manichaeism--Iranian texts: Hymns to the Father of Light--Hymns on cosmogony and eschatology--Hymns to the Living Soul--Hymns to the Third Messenger--Hymns to Jesus the Splendor--Hymns and liturgical texts about Jesus the Messiah--Texts on the Twelve Dominions of Light--Hymns to Mani and individual Church leaders--Hymns for the Church hierarchy and Church dignitaries--Verses from Parthian hymn cycles--Miscellaneous verse texts--A book of prayer and confession--Diverse liturgical texts--Prayers, invocations, and incantations--An index of Parthian hymns--Parables--Historical texts--Prose texts on cosmogony and cosmology--Prose texts on eschatology--Texts on the soul and salvation--Letters and admonitions--Postscripts--Turkish texts: Hymns to Mani--General hymns and prayers--Confessions--Parables and narratives--Texts on Jesus, Mani, and the Gods--Cosmological texts--Texts on man and his salvation--Texts on the Manichaean community and Manichaean kingship--Historical texts--Letters and poscripts. // Manichaeism--Asia, Central. Gnosticisme. Manicheïsme. Manichéisme--Asie centrale. Geographic: Asia, Central--Religion. Asia Central--Religión Asie centrale--Religion.
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