Author Archives: C.G. Häberl

About C.G. Häberl

Dr. Häberl is an Associate Professor at the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL). He was born and raised in the State of New Jersey, and received his PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. In addition to teaching Arabic and Aramaic language courses at AMESALL, he teaches content courses on the modern Middle East at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), of which he was the Director from 2009-2012.

07 – Yoshamin (Con’t.)

‎‎In the name of the Great Life, may the sublime light be exalted! When I, Yoshamin, thought, I sought radiance, light, revelation, ‎‎and explanations without end, in the first treasure, and sought to learn from the saying that my father … Continue reading

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06 – Yoshamin (Con’t.)

On the day that Mind taught Yoshamin, Yoshamin rose from his seat, Yoshamin rose from his seat, left for Knowledge-of-Life, and said to him, “Blessed is your radiance, O King of the Aeons, which is risen over us!” And Life … Continue reading

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05 – Yoshamin (Con’t.)

In the name of the Great Life, may the sublime light be exalted! When my father Yoshamin was thinking in the stocks, in rage and defiance did he think in the great stocks, “Let me start a war in the … Continue reading

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04 – Yoshamin (Con’t.)

‎‎In the name of the Great Life, may the sublime light be exalted! By my own authority, by my own prayer and praise, I have set the reigns of kings, and I rule over the term. I summoned the reign, … Continue reading

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03 – Iušamin

In the name of the Great Life, May the sublime light be exalted! Splendor has come to me in plenty, and that which abounds in the worlds is light. The plot is the first that the uthras undertake to relate … Continue reading

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01 – Kušṭa’s Questions

In the name of the Great Life, may the sublime light be exalted! Kušṭa stands by the gate of the worlds, asking and speaking into the world. He says, Tell me, how thick is the Earth? How high is it … Continue reading

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02 – Kušṭa’s Questions (Cont.)

In the name of the Great Life, may the sublime light be exalted! Kušṭa stands asking questions by the gate of the worlds, and says, Who revealed the secret of the Great (Life),   And started the fight with the light? … Continue reading

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00 – Dedication

Praised be my lord! For the foreign Great Life from the countless worlds of light, which is above all works, may I, _____ _____, my wife, _____ _____, my father, _____ _____, and my mother, _____ _____ have healing and … Continue reading

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39-The Soul Fisher

In the name of the Great Life, may the distant light be exalted! It is the voice of the pure fisher that summons the fish of the seas and instructs them in the marshes, telling them, “Set your group straight, … Continue reading

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38-The Soul Fisher

In the name of the Great Life, may the distant light be exalted! The fisher put on radiant garments, set on his shoulder an axe on which there was no rust for demons and the wicked Magus. Whenever the fishermen … Continue reading

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