Mandaean Book of John
The Mandaean Book of John (Mandaic language Drāšā D-Yaḥyā; Hebrew script Modern Mandaic: דרשא דיחיא; Mandaic script: ࡃࡓࡔࡀ ࡖࡉࡄࡉࡀ) is a Mandaean holy book in Mandaic Aramaic which is believed by Mandeans to have been written by their chief prophet John the Baptist.
|Original title||Das Johannesbuch der Mandäer|
|Language||Mandaic (German translation)|
The book contains accounts of John's life and miracles, as well as a number of polemical conversations with Jesus and tractates mimicking Jesus's deeds in Jerusalem. Chapter seven of the Mandaean Book of John contains traditions attributed to John the Baptist.