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    DescriptionAmong the most intricate historical and religious mysteries of medieval Europe are those posed by the "Great Heresy" - the sudden rise and spread of medieval dualism, the belief that cosmos and man are constant battlegrounds between the forces of good and evil and their supernatural protagonists. This book offers a comprehensive history of religious dualism, from its early expressions in late Egyptian religion and the revelations of Zoroaster through the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Mithraic Mysteries, and the Great Gnostic teachers to its revival in medieval Europe and the suppression of the Bogomils and Cathars who were seen as heirs to that ancient rival of Christianity, Manichaeism. Exploring crucial stages in the history of Christian dualist heresy, Yuri Stoyanov illuminates a variety of religious and political undercurrents that lie beneath the surface of recorded history.


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    Title
    The Other God
    Subtitle
    Dualist Religions from Antiqutiy to the Cathar Heresy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yuri Stoyanov
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 476
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300082531
    ISBN 10: 0300082533
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRLB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRAB
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000, REL015000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Ingram Subject Code: RLVH
    Libri: I-RLVH
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLGEN
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 214
    B&T Approval Code: A13600000
    DC22: 273
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 273/.6
    LC classification: BT1315.2 .S76 2000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BT1315.2.S
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL067000, REL033000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRAB, QRAX
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    02 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven