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Revisiting the Mandaeans and the New Testament
The Bible and Interpretation
  • James F. McGrath, Butler University
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The Mandaeans have been known to scholars for as long as there has been modern scholarship. Thanks to advances in technology, you can now find some of their ancient texts online, and videos of their baptismal rituals on YouTube. Yet as fascinating as the Mandaeans are, and as much as modern technologies can facilitate greater familiarity with them, the amount of attention that they receive is surprisingly sparse – although there are encouraging signs that that is at least beginning to change.

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James F. McGrath. "Revisiting the Mandaeans and the New Testament" The Bible and Interpretation (2013)
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