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Papers and publications


  • Nils Arne Pedersen and John Møller Larsen, Manichaean Text in Syriac: First Editions, New Editions, and Studies, with contributions by Zsuzsanna Gulácsi and Myriam Krutzsch, Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum: Series Syriaca 1, Brepols: Turnhout, 2013 (x + 396 pages).
  • Claudia Leurini, The Manichaean Church: An Essay Mainly Based on the Texts from Central Asia, Serie orientale Roma n.s. 1, Roma: Scienze e lettere, 2013 (428 pages).


  • Nils Arne Pedersen, “Manichaean Self-Designations in the Western Tradition” in: Johannes van Oort (ed.), Augustine and Manichaean Christianity: Selected Papers from the First South African Conference on Augustine of Hippo, University of Pretoria, 24-26 April 2012, Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 83, Brill: Leiden/Boston, 177-196.
  • Nils Arne Pedersen, “Biblia Manichaica: Reception and transformation of the Bible in Manichaean sources” in: Manichaean Studies Newsletter 26 (2011-12), 11-12.
  • Nils Arne Pedersen, “Die Manichäer in ihrer Umwelt: Ein Beitrag zur Diskussion über Soziologie der Gnostiker” in: Christoph Markschies and Johannes van Oort (eds.), Zugänge zur Gnosis. Akten zur Tagung der Patristischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft vom 02.-05.01.2011 in Berlin-Spandau, Peeters: Leuven/Walpole, MA, 2013, 245-275.


  • 8thInternational Conference of the International Association of Manichaean Studies (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, 9-13 Sept 2013):
    • Claudia Leurini, “Šahrdār and Messiah: some semantic reflections” (11 Sept)
    • René Falkenberg, “Origin of the five noetic limbs in Manichaeism” (12 Sept)
    • John Møller Larsen, “The script of the Syriac Manichaean fragments” (12 Sept)
    • Nils Arne Petersen, “Observations about the Book of the Giants from Coptic and Syriac sources” (12 Sept)
  • Nils Arne Petersen, “The Syriac-Manichaean ‘Allberry fragments’: how they were rediscovered, and what they can tell us.” Cambridge University Library (14 Sept)

  • The session “Biblia Manichaica: Biblical Quotations and Allusions in Manichaean Sources” (13 Aug) presented at the XVII. International Conference on Patristic Studies, University of Oxford, 10–14 Aug 2015.
    • Nils Arne Pedersen: “General Introduction to the Project.”
    • John Møller Larsen: “Syriac and Arabic Sources.”
    • René Falkenberg: “Methodology and the Greek and Coptic Sources.”