Pihta and Polemic in the Mandaean Canonical Prayerbook

Jorunn Buckley's paper at the ARAM conference on the Mandaeans focused on a series of prayers focused on the pihta, a special bread used in Mandaean ritual. There are references and allusions to other groups which are viewed as not making or eating the bread in an appropriate manner.   I think that CP357 is [Read More...]

Ezekiel 4:12 Cereal

Ask and you shall receive! After I suggested the idea in my last post, Jeff Carter kindly made this addition so as to offer a more comprehensively Biblical range of cereal choices: If you don’t get the joke, take a look at Ezekiel 4:9, which gives its name to a genuine range of products, and [Read More...]


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