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Biased Authors and Worthless Translations

It has been evidenced time and again that Christian and Muslim accounts of the Prophet Mar Mani and the Manichaean Religion can’t always be trusted for completely accurate information regarding the ancient Religion of Light.

It’s always best to go to the source when researching or documenting a religious group due to the obvious biases that exist in the writing of authors who are outright opposed to the group you’re studying. Unfortunately, for some of the more ancient religions that were heavily persecuted by both Christians and Muslims, their original texts are very difficult to locate and often times near impossible. Translations of such texts are usually made by those who persecuted the group in which the text belong, making the translation biased and unfortunately at times even worthless.
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