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Homilies on Love By Fr. William H. Flegge
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Some homilies that Fr. William Flegge had on his computer. A few years ago he asked me if I could help him make a book out of his homilies because so many parishioners had requested it. Here's what I... More > have. He died before I finalized these with him. There are probably others he would have liked to have had in here, and some he probably would have wanted deleted, but it's all I have now.< Less
Coptic Homilies By Wallis Budge
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This facsimile edition contains the Coptic versions of ten Greek homilies on fasting, repentance, and the Incarnation, which are attributed to John the Faster, Athanasius, Proclus, Eusebius, Basil... More > and Theophilus. The translation of these Coptic homilies was produced by E.A. Wallis Budge in 1910.< Less
The Homilies of Aphraates By William Wright
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Aphraates, whose life spanned the end of the third and the beginning of the fourth centuries AD is one of the earliest writers of the Assyrian Church and an important witness to the spread of... More > Christianity outside the Roman Empire. The twenty-three homilies or "demonstrations' that survive from the pen of the “Persian Sage” are an important witness to the theology and life of the church in the Persian empire largely untouched by Western influences. This edition of the Syriac text by William Wright contains and introduction in English but the promised second volume containing an English translation of the texts was never issued.< Less
The Liturgical Homilies of Narsai By Dom R. H. Connolly
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Mar Narsai (d. 503) has been called the most profound and original theologian of the Assyrian Church of the East. Although he is remembered as the founder of the famous School of Nisibis and one of... More > its greatest teachers, his extensive poetical works earned him the title of the Harp of the Holy Spirit. This volume contains the English translations and studies of four of his homilies (or Memre) dealing with liturgical subjects. Added to this volume is the Syriac text of the homilies from the edition by Alphonse Mingana (Mosul, 1905) which was used as the basis for the translations.< Less
Exegetic Homilies: On the Hexameron, On the Psalms By Basil the Great
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Basil the Great, of Caesarea, here offers homilies on Genesis (on the Hexameron, or the Six Days of creation) and on selected Psalms. A great work of early Christian biblical exegesis and a monument... More > of patristic theology, now available in an attractive and affordable edition. Published by Ex Fontibus Co.< Less
Two Homilies on Martyrdom By Abba Seraphim
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Here, in two homilies preached in Anglican Churches commemorating St. Alban and St. Thomas of Canterbury; Abba Seraphim considers contemporary martyrs in unbroken witness with the Early Church. He... More > highlights the need for Western Christians to show greater awareness of their testimony and deeper engagement with their needs.< Less
Homilies on the First Epistle of John By Augustine of Hippo
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The First Epistle of John has as its central theme what Augustine saw to be caritas (Christian love). For Augustine to preach on this topic was timely in Hippo, for the Donatist schism had divided... More > the Christian community. In his ten homilies on the First Epistle of John, Augustine develops an outline of his theology on love and explains its implications for the Mystical Body of Christ. He probably preached them between the years 407 and 409. He teaches that those who hate the members of Christ cannot truly love Christ - even if they profess otherwise, even if they were to lay down their lives for Him. These homilies were preached by Augustine to his local community in Hippo and, while often exhibiting great critical acumen, were not intended as models of Scriptural research. They are familiar talks, vivid in style. They are expressed in very simple language, and with the strongest love. In preaching these words to his local community in the cathedral at Hippo, Augustine here once again reveals ...< Less
The Liturgical Homilies of Narsai By Dom R. H. Connolly M.A.
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In English.
Nine Homilies of Hexaemeron By Apostle Arne Horn
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The term Hexaemeron (Greek: Ἡ Ἑξαήμερος Δημιουργία Hē Hexaēmeros... More > Dēmiourgia) refers either to the genre of theological treatise that describes God's work on the six days of creation or to the six days of creation themselves. Most often these theological works take the form of commentaries on Genesis I. As a genre, hexaemeral literature was popular in the early church and medieval periods. The word derives its name from the Greek roots hexa-, meaning “six”, and hemer-, meaning “day.”< Less
Homilies on the Gospel of John; Homilies on the First Epistle of John; Soliloquies By Saint Augustine
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The books and epistles of John have always been held in a special light as being focused on other types of theology that most of the other gospels or epistles do not cover as fully as the apostle... More > John did. In this work Augustine goes over the teachings of John and tries to bring a light of understanding to everyone that reads this work. The short and complete homilies or teachings will help in any true Bible scholars attempt to take apart the works of John to help others know what the true message of his writings were. We live in a time where the Johannine teachings have more relevance today than ever before.< Less