The latest issue of Religion in the Roman Empire has a nice bevy of articles on the polemical use of terminology about ‘mystery (cults)’ in connexion with heresiography. I copy […]
Via Earl Fontainelle – information re: the upcoming conference, Imagining the Divine. Topics to be discussed perhaps relevant to followers of this website may include Manichaeism, Serapis, and magical amulets. […]
I have been waiting with bated breath for some time for the volume honoring the work of Jean-Daniel Dubois, a luminary of scholarship on Gnosticism and Manichaeism, to appear. Brepols […]
Ancient Tales of Giants from Qumran and Turfan. Contexts, Traditions, and Influences. Ed. by Matthew Goff, Loren T. Stuckenbruck, and Enrico Morano. Mohr Siebeck, 2016. Was happy to read […]
Open Theology – De Gruyter’s open-access theology journal – has made available a special issue on Manichaeism, edited by John C. Reeves. Its contents include: Introductory Remarks to the topical […]
Guy Stroumsa, who has contributed a great deal to the study of “esotericism” in ancient Christianity and Judaism (as in Hidden Wisdom and Secrecy and Concealment), is publishing what looks […]
Vacant professorships in Gnosticism and Manichaeism do not come up often, but this one has, at EPHE in Paris – details here.