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Following the Sun By Dale A. Johnson
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The story of the Mongol Marco Polo Rabban Sawma. Pilgrimage from China to France from a 13th century journey. THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF RABBAN SAWMA AND MARKOS.
Fire on the Mountain By Dale A. Johnson
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Biography of experiences by an American living in Southeast Turkey and Northern Iraq during and after the first Gulf War.
Monks of Mount Izla By Dale A. Johnson
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Origins of Christian monasticism east of the Euphrates from the 4th to 6th centuries from Aramaic sources.
Tracts on the Mountain of the Servants By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a collection of translations and essays on a region known for a small and often forgotten Christian community that has preserved the language of Jesus since the time of Christ. Their living... More > institutions are expressed in monuments of stone, manuscripts, and a spoken dialect of Aramaic called Syriac. These stories about monasteries and saints are a witness to a civilization of Christians who should never be forgotten.< Less
Chronicle of Joshua of Zuqnin By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a translation from English to Syriac of the Chronicle of Joshua of Zuqnin, often referred to as Joshua the Stylite or Pseudo-Joshua the Stylite. It is an eye-witness account of the Persian... More > Roman wars of Edessa, Amida, and Mesopotamia at the beginning of the 6th century AD. The author posits in his introduction that these wars and ensuing calamities laid the foundation for the eventual rise and success of Islam in the region.< Less
Field Notes on Martian Life By Dale A. Johnson
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This is an extraordinary book on recent evidence from the Mars Rovers Opportunity and Spirit that points to both past life and possible present life on the Red Planet.
Visits of Gertrude Bell to Tur Abdin By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a collection of summaries, diary entries and letters from the famed British explorer, Gertrude Bell who later went on to become an adviser to Winston Churchill and founded the Baghdad... More > Archaeology Museum. The focus of the book is on her contribution to the photographic and archaeological record she made of a region of forgotten Christians, called Tur Abdin in present day Turkey, who had preserved the language of Jesus and a Semitic form of Christianity under the veil of Islam.< Less
Incomplete Guide to Lepidoptera of the Dominican Republic By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a partial survey of moths and butterflies collected with and by children in anti-poverty programs in the Dominican Republic. It is a pioneering work to allow children to do world class... More > science and contribute to a comprehensive database of Caribbean insects maintained at Harvard University.< Less
Monk George and his Debate with Muslims By Dale A. Johnson
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A Debate between the Monk George and Muslim Theologians in the Court of Saladin (1165 AD) from a Kharshuni manuscript. Translated by Dale A. Johnson amd Abu-Karim Mattar (Hakkoum)
Release the Hero Within By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a guide for those who are considering giving their lives to service, whether it be the Peace Corps, AmeriCares, or overseas mission work. It is also for those who have done short term... More > volunteerism for NGOs and need to process the experience. Giving our lives to others is a deeply psychological and spiritual process. There are well know guideposts identified in the treatise as well as the author's personal lessons from years of work in distant lands.< Less