The Resource The Mandaeans : baptizers of Iraq and Iran, (ebook)

The Mandaeans : baptizers of Iraq and Iran, (ebook)

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The Mandaeans : baptizers of Iraq and Iran
Title
The Mandaeans
Title remainder
baptizers of Iraq and Iran
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eng
Summary
The secrets of a complex belief system that have sustained the Mandaeans in their centuries-old native lands in Iraq and Iran have been collapsing before their eyes. This little-known Gnostic sect has been hidden from global awareness until now. With a passion for the obscure, Karen Baker has delved into this secret sect, exploring the effects of the turmoil they have faced in their homeland, and are now facing in Diaspora. The Iraqi and Iranian Mandaeans have fled their homes with nothing more than the clothing on their backs, being thrust into the status of refugees, watching their traditions and cultures crumble as they encounter new lands and new cultures. This book discusses the potential receptivity of Mandaeans to Christianity through several perspectives including an evaluation of their relationship to the Gnosticism of the first through third centuries CE as well as its syncretic adaptations to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It will be of interest to those interested in little-known cultures from a historical and religious perspective; those involved with refugees and immigrants; and those who desire to understand the foundational beliefs of Mandaeism
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Midwest
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1948-
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Baker, Karen
Dewey number
299.932
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Hidden peoples of the world
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  • Gnosticism
  • Religious minorities
  • Religious minorities
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The Mandaeans : baptizers of Iraq and Iran, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781498246200
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12320273
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remote
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MWT12320273
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Mandaeans : baptizers of Iraq and Iran, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498246200
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12320273
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12320273
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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