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The Three Patriarchs of Confucianism By Peter M.K. Chan
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This book is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of what Confucius, Mencius, and Xun-zi had actually said about man, society, and government. It is a user-friendly version designed for students... More > and readers who are interested in Confucianism and its moral, social and political philosophy. A total of 131 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
The Six Patriarchs of Chinese Humanism By Peter M.K. Chan
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This book is designed for those who would like to know what Confucius, Moh-zi, Lao-zi, Zhuan-zi, Mencius, and Xun-zi had actually said about the problem of man and society, but were not able to get a... More > systematic view from their utterances on these same topics scattered here and there in the ancient texts where their actual words are found. It is to show that when many of their utterances on one and the same topic are gathered to roost, what these patriarchs of Chinese humanism had in mind were in fact more comprehensive and engaging than any secondary material is able to duplicate. A total of 249 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture and language.< Less
The History of Joseph the Patriarch by Saint Ephraim By Rev. Shmuel Dawid
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St. Ephraim or Mar Aprim was born in 303 in Nisibis. He is considered one of the greatest poet-theologians of the Christian Church. He wrote hundreds of hymns, poems, and prose works which survive... More > today in their original Syriac as well as in translations into Greek, Latin, Armenian and many other languages. In honor of his many contributions, he is known as the “Malpana Raba” or the Great Doctor of the Syriac speaking/using churches. Among his many works is a poem in 12 parts on the life of Joseph, the Old Testament Patriarch. The original Syriac text was edited and published by Paul Bedjan in 1891. This volume presents a modern Assyrian translation by Qasha Shmuel Dawid (1872-1930) that was published in Chicago in 1925.< Less
Old Church Slavonic Grammar By Grigore Nandris
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In 1959, the Athlone Press of the University of London sought to publish a handbook to Old Church Slavonic in its London East European Series. Grigore Nandris wrote the first part of this handbook, a... More > grammar of the language. Later, Robert Auty published a selection of readings as the second part. Nandris covers the writing systems (Cyrillic and Glagolitic), phonology, morphology and word formation of OCS. His approach is diachronic, as he discusses the sound changes that separate Common Slavonic from other branches of Indo-European, and he traces noun and verb inflection back to Proto-Indo-European.< Less
Under the Banner of Love: Mary Magdalene Author of the 4th Gospel By Robin Jones
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This research re-thinks the traditional view that God only spoke through men, and presents the evidence that the fourth gospel was written by Mary Magdalene – the ‘Beloved Disciple’... More > whose identity is revealed at the foot of the cross. It also demonstrates the way Koine Greek defaults to masculine when written from the perspective of a person who chooses to remain unidentified or anonymous – who deliberately writes from the perspective of a ‘Beloved Disciple’ and for whom gender is irrelevant. For almost two thousand years the real identity of the ‘Beloved Disciple’ has been obscured by the incorrect naming of the fourth gospel as ‘John’.< Less
Histoire Complete de Joseph By Mar Ephrem
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St. Ephraim or Mar Aprim was born in 303 in Nisibis. He is considered one of the greatest poet-theologians of the Christian Church. He wrote hundreds of hymns, poems, and prose works which survive... More > today in their original Syriac as well as in translations into Greek, Latin, Armenian and many other languages. In honor of his many contributions, he is known as the “Malpana Raba” or the Great Doctor of the Syriac speaking/using churches. Among his many works is a poem in 12 parts on the life of Joseph, the Old Testament Patriarch. This volume contains the original Syriac text that was edited and published by Paul Bedjan in 1891.< Less
The Pragmatic Confucianism of Xun-zi By Peter M.K. Chan
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Xun-zi (ca.298 – 238 BC) was the third patriarch of Confucianism, known also to be the most eminent thinker and scholar of his day. This ebook is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of... More > his words as they appear in the Book of Xun-zi. It highlights his challenge to the then popular anthropomorphic view of Heaven; his foray into the epistemological and problematic aspects of the human mind; as well as his theory on society and government, including the organizational aspects of public administration. It also explains why he was at odds with Mencius over the inborn nature of man. A total of 65 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
Nestorius: The Bazzar of Heracleides By G. R. Driver
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Nestorius became Patriarch of Constantinople in 428. His theological views on the union of the human and divine natures in the one person of Jesus Christ led him to denounce the use of the term... More > “Mother of God” as well as other language which tended to ascribe divine attributes to the humanity and human attributes to the divinity of Christ such as “God died” or “God was born”. Nestorius was opposed by Cyril of Alexandria, who was largely motivated by rivalry with Constantinople. Through Cyril’s political machinations, Nestorius was condemned unheard at the Council of Ephesus in 431. In exile he wrote a defense of his beliefs under a pseudonym before he died. The original Greek of the “Book of Heraclides” was lost but a Syriac translation survived in a single manuscript. Although the Assyrian Church of the East had no personal contacts with Nestorius it refuses to accept his condemnation and considers him an orthodox theologian. This volume contains an English translation of the Syriac text.< Less
Nestorius: Le Livre d’Héraclide de Damas By Paul Bedjan
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Nestorius became Patriarch of Constantinople in 428. His theological views on the union of the human and divine natures in the one person of Jesus Christ led him to denounce the use of the term... More > “Mother of God” as well as other language which tended to ascribe divine attributes to the humanity and human attributes to the divinity of Christ such as “God died” or “God was born”. Nestorius was opposed by Cyril of Alexandria, who was largely motivated by rivalry with Constantinople. Through Cyril’s political machinations, Nestorius was condemned unheard at the Council of Ephesus in 431. In exile he wrote a defense of his beliefs under a pseudonym before he died. The original Greek of the “Book of Heraclides” was lost but a Syriac translation survived in a single manuscript. Although the Assyrian Church of the East had no personal contacts with Nestorius it refuses to accept his condemnation and considers him an orthodox theologian. This volume contains the Syriac text edited by Paul Bedjan.< Less
Chan Master Miao Tian's Book of Wisdom By Chan Master Wu Jue Miao Tian
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In this beautiful and pithy book, Chan Master Miao Tian, the 85th Patriarch of Chan Buddhism, presents the many facets of Chan -- from the universal life force to the personal life guide -- and their... More > attainment through the Buddhist practice of meditation. Many essential yet somewhat elusive Chan Buddhism concepts, such as karma, reincarnation, Five Poisons, merits, formless charity, meditation, wisdom, and precepts, are given concise and unreserved explanations in modern language to dispel any lingering misconceptions about them. Authentic meditation practices from the Chan School are offered with step-by-step guidance to help readers experiment and experience Chan's incredible power of transformation, healing, and harmonization. Presented in a down-to-earth style and embellished with Chan Master Miao Tian's life experiences and realizations, Chan Master Miao Tian's Book of Wisdom carries the unique potential to help its readers attain physical health, mental well-being, and spiritual fulfillment.< Less