Religion and Society in the Ancient World

Religion and Society in the Ancient World

This program includes the following projects:
  • How old are the oldest Christian Manuscripts? The modern history of ancient Christian papyri and a new approach to establishing their dates
  • Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum
  • Mission and inculturation: The Manichaean and Nestorian experience in China
  • Cosmology in the warring states period
  • Desert monasticism in Byzantine Egypt
  • Monks in the pharaohs' tombs: Recovering Coptic-era monasticism in the ancient Egyptian landscape of Akhmim
  • Manichaean hymns and prayers in Chinese translation: An investigation of the gāthās in the Dunhuang Hymn-scroll
  • Papyri from the rise of Christianity in Egypt

 

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