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The Other God: Dualist Religions from Antiquity to the Cathar Heresy

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Among 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 e...more
Paperback, 490 pages
Published August 11th 2000 by Yale University Press (first published 2000)
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Astralgravy
this book is DENSE. absolutely, incredibly comprehensive- but at times, a bit daunting. it's totally worth it though, especially after you get past all the back and forth with the achamenids. it's a necessary but rather boring bit that segways into the fascinating origins of bogomilism and catharism!
if you're interested in gnostic christianity, zoroastrianism, or any sort of fertile-crescent dualist religion, this book's got it covered backward, forward, and sideways.
Daniel Lyons
Fascinating book, engagingly written, unique content.
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