Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism - John C. Reeves

Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism - John C. Reeves

Fragments of Manichaean Scripture: A Classified Collection of Islamicate Testimonia

Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism - John C. Reeves

John C. Reeves [+-]
University of North Carolina
John C. Reeves, Blumenthal Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, specializes in the study of the history of religions of the Near East in late antiquity and the medieval era. He is the author of Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony (HUC Press, 1992), Heralds of That Good Realm (Brill, 1996), and Trajectories in Near Eastern Apocalyptic (Society of Biblical Literature, 2005); editor of Tracing the Threads (Scholars Press, 1994) and Bible and Qur’ān (Society of Biblical Literature, 2003); and has published numerous articles exploring aspects of the literary and historical relationships among the varieties of indigenous, Jewish, Christian, Zoroastrian, Gnostic and Muslim communities.

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The present chapter initially gives the most important Islamicate catalogs of Manichaean titles, followed by a seriatim assemblage of citations from and testimonia about certain named Manichaean books. Those entries in the catalogs that provide some indication of the contents of named works are reprised under their appropriate rubric.

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Reeves, John C.. Fragments of Manichaean Scripture: A Classified Collection of Islamicate Testimonia. Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 85 - 132 Nov 2011. ISBN 9781781790380. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19746. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19746. Nov 2011

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