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The Syrian Church in India By George Milne Rae
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Facsimile Edition: The Syrian Church in India, which is sometimes called the Church of the Christians of St Thomas, was little known in the West until recent times. This facsimile of the volume by G.... More > M. Rae, who lived and worked in India, was one of the first modern historical works about this ancient community.< Less
Mystical Treatises of St Isaac the Syrian By A.J. Wensinck
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St Isaac the Syrian, or of Nineveh, is almost unique in being venerated as a saint, and spiritual authority by both the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox communions, even though he was a member of the... More > Church of the East, and therefore formally considered heterodox. The great value of his spiritual writings have spoken for themselves and he remains a great favourite among the modern spiritual fathers of both Orthodox communities. This volume contains a collection of his spiritual writings translated into English by A.J. Wensinck.< Less
Mystic Treatises By A.J Wensinck
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St Isaac the Syrian, or of Nineveh, is almost unique in being venerated as a saint, and spiritual authority by both the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox communions, even though he was a member of the... More > Church of the East, and therefore formally considered heterodox. The great value of his spiritual writings have spoken for themselves and he remains a great favourite among the modern spiritual fathers of both Orthodox communities. This volume contains a collection of his spiritual writings translated into English by A.J. Wensinck.< Less
Mystic Treatises By A.J Wensinck
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St Isaac the Syrian, or of Nineveh, is almost unique in being venerated as a saint, and spiritual authority by both the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox communions, even though he was a member of the... More > Church of the East, and therefore formally considered heterodox. The great value of his spiritual writings have spoken for themselves and he remains a great favourite among the modern spiritual fathers of both Orthodox communities. This volume contains a collection of his spiritual writings translated into English by A.J. Wensinck.< Less
Flesh of Our Brethren By Abba Seraphim
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In the 19th century the Syrian Orthodox Church provided bishops for discontented Anglo-Catholics in Britain, Portuguese Catholics in Ceylon and Old Catholics in America. In 1933 it responded to a... More > crisis among the Byzantine Orthodox in Hungary by consecrating a bishop for these congregations too. Although now a Metropolitan of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Abba Seraphim believes that there are certain parallels which may be construed to aid a more generous evaluation of these bishops and his detailed documentation, the fruit of 40 years research, provides the basis for such a re-assessment.< Less
Flesh of Our Brethren By Abba Seraphim
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In the 19th century the Syrian Orthodox Church provided bishops for discontented Anglo-Catholics in Britain, Portuguese Catholics in Ceylon and Old Catholics in America. In 1933 it responded to a... More > crisis among the Byzantine Orthodox in Hungary by consecrating a bishop for these congregations too. Although now a Metropolitan of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Abba Seraphim believes that there are certain parallels which may be construed to aid a more generous evaluation of these bishops and his detailed documentation, the fruit of 40 years research, provides the basis for such a re-assessment.< Less
Student By Veniamin Anisovets
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The goal of this thesis is to investigate whether or not the Hymns on the Unleavened Bread of Ephraim the Syrian and John Chrysostom’s First Homily Against the Jews had any anti-Semitic... More > influence on the Syriac and Russian Orthodox Churches. Chapter 1 includes the following: background and statement of problem, thesis statement, purpose of the research, definition of terms, and whether or not the New Testament is anti-Semitic. Chapter 2 deals with the historical setting of the fourth century AD, and exegesis of the writings of Ephraim the Syrian and John Chrysostom. Chapter 3 concludes with answering the question of whether any influence from Ephraim and Chrysostom is positive or negative in the Hymns of the Unleavened Bread and First Homily Against the Jews.< Less
Daily Prayers from the Language of Jesus By Dale A. Johnson
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A digest of daily prayers from the West Syrian Sheemo for use in a seven day prayer cycle. Translated from Syriac. 280 pp.
Paraphrases of the Homilies of St. Makarios of Egypt By St. Symeon Metaphrastis
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The Makarian Homilies were attributed in the past to St Makarios the Great of Egypt (c. 300-c. 390). A Coptic monk, priest and spiritual father in the desert of Sketis, he figures prominently in the... More > Lausiac History of Palladios and in the Sayings of the Desert Fathers, and is commemorated in the Church's calendar on 19 January. But this ascription is open to doubt for many reasons: in particular, the early sources say nothing whatever about any writings by Makarios of Egypt, while the background presupposed by the Homilies is not Egyptian but Syrian. All that can be said with any confidence is that the Homilies are the work of an unknown author, writing probably in Syria or Mesopotamia during the late fourth or the early fifth century. There are similarities in language and symbolism, and sometimes also in thought, between the Homilies and Messalianism, an ascetic movement that originated in Syria in the late fourth century and spread rapidly to other parts of the Christian East.< Less
The Letters and Life of Simon Stylites By C. Torrey and F. Lent
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These translations of the Letters and Life of Simon the Stylites are found in a Syriac manuscript in the context of the Syrian non-Chalcedonian community. Simon was therefore considered a figure of... More > some importance within the Syrian Church. He was also apparently considered to have rejected Chalcedon and therefore have been aligned with the anti-Chalcedonian movement. Torrey considers these anti-Chalcedonian letters of Simon to be forgeries, but are they? Further investigation of this interesting topic is required.< Less