ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Retrospective | Jorunn J. Buckley. Professor Buckley is a pioneer in the area of Mandaean (Mandaean) studies, an area in which Biblioblogger James McGrath is also a specialist.
Some recent past posts on the Mandeans (Madaeans) are here, here, here, and here, with links. There are many more posts in the archives.
Cross-file under Mandean (Mandaean) Watch.