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Quoting Costentin Cornomorus <[log in to unmask]>:

> --- Stone Gordonssen
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > > > The Religion of Light = Manichaeism?
> > >
> > >= Christianity!
> >
> > Please don't go there.  Not everyone on here
> > agrees.
>
> What else is it then? I'm curious to know how a
> set of christian scriptures, written by
> christians in communion with other christians
> could by something other than christian works!
>
> If you mean _in general_, then I'd agree; and
> that's not what we're talking about. This is a
> very specific use of "religion of light". The
> fact remains that in the Chinese texts,
> christianity was referred to as the Illuminating
> Religion (the Rel. of Light) of the Great Western
> Empire.

And the reason I asked about Manichaeism is that it's refered to as
the "Religion of Light" in royal inscriptions from the Uighur Kaghanate, at
least in the translation I've seen.

                                                  Andreas