Mandaeanism


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a Gnostic religion originating the 2nd and 3rd centuries that believes John the Baptist was the Messiah and that incorporates Jewish and Christian elements into a framework of dualistic beliefs

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Active under the Arsacids in the early third century, Zazai's position as the historical founder is diminished over time in that Mandaeanism is an eternal religion and can have no human founder.
Students interested in Mandaeanism should also consult the recent work of Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley, The Mandaeans: Ancient Texts and Modern People (Oxford Univ.