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An Introduction to the History of the Assyrian Church Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 324
ISBN: 9781593331030
Pub Date: 25 Aug 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
In this book, the Rev. William Ainger Wigram, head of the Mission of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Assyrian Church, gives an introduction to the history of the ancient church, covering its Christology.
Ancient Liturgies Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 484
ISBN: 9781593331009
Pub Date: 25 Aug 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Antient Liturgies was a valuable resource at an early stage in comparative liturgical studies and continues to provide a broad overview of the diversity of early Christian worship in an accessible and convenient format for students and scholars.
De Catholicis seu Patriarchis Chaldaeorum et Nestorianorum Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 420
ISBN: 9781593331320
Pub Date: 25 Aug 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This book, originally published in Rome in 1775, remains the major reference to the history of the patriarchs of the Church of the East (Chaldean and "Nestorian"). The volume is appended by another work by J.A.
The Separated Eastern Churches Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781593331108
Pub Date: 25 Aug 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Janin's work gives an account of the various churches of the East, both Byzantine and oriental. The author gives the history and organizational structure for each branch of the church.
The Medical Language of St. Luke Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 344
ISBN: 9781593331047
Pub Date: 20 Jul 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This is a highly fascinating and enlightening study of the medical words and phrases common to the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. Hobart demonstrates, using medical sources by Galen and Hippocrates, that the writer of Luke was a physician with knowledge of Greek medical terms.
The Old Syriac Element in the Text of Codex Bezae Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9781593331665
Pub Date: 20 Jul 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
An investigation into the character of the text contained in Codex Bezae and Codex Laudianus. The book is an independent contribution to the textual criticism of the New Testament. It reminds scholars not to neglect the Syriac perspective on textual problems and will remain useful by the materials it compiles.
The Syro-Latin Text of the Gospels Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 164
ISBN: 9781593331672
Pub Date: 20 Jul 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This sequel to The Old Syriac Element in the text of the Codex Bezae (also available from Gorgias Press), shows that assimilation to Old Syriac texts was a predominant factor in the formation of the Greek and Latin Western text.
Early Eastern Christianity Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9781593331016
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Contains six lectures: early bishops of Edessa, Bible in Syriac, early Syriac theology, marriage and the sacraments, Bardaisan and his disciples, Acts of Judas Thomas, and Hymn of the Soul. They were delivered in 1904 by Burkitt, then lecturer in paleography, at the University of Cambridge.
Kurds and Christians Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781593331061
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This book is a compilation of letters, narratives of journeys and local traditions, and various documents pertaining to the Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to the Assyrian Church of the East.
Shirin: Christian - Queen - Myth of Love Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 140
ISBN: 9781593332822
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Shirin, the beloved wife of the Persian shah, Chosroes II (b. 628), pulled political strings behind the scenes and supported the Christian minority in Iran.
The Ancient Church Orders Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 204
ISBN: 9781593330996
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The Church Orders are an interesting series of manuals in The Ancient Church Orders. A. J.
The Ancient Coptic Churches of Egypt (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781593332808
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This two-volume book is the result of seven months of field work in Egypt. It is an important document for its time and an early and influential example of unprejudiced scholarly interest in the culture of the Coptic Church.
The Ancient Coptic Churches of Egypt (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 436
ISBN: 9781593332815
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This two-volume book is the result of seven months of field work in Egypt. It is an important document for its time and an early and influential example of unprejudiced scholarly interest in the culture of the Coptic Church.
The Holy Eastern Church Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 124
ISBN: 9781593331085
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A brief introduction to Eastern Orthodoxy written at the time of renewed English interest in its liturgical past, this guidebook provides the essentials of Eastern Christianity for that time. The book provides an overview of the history, doctrines, liturgies, and vestments of the Orthodox tradition.
Worship In Islam: Al-Ghazzali's Book of the Ihya Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 260
ISBN: 9781593331115
Pub Date: 12 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A translation of the Book of Worship by the eleventh-century writer Al-Ghazzali, this is a useful book which explains elements of Muslim worship for those who desire to know more. Annotations help clarify allusions and technical terms referred to in this translation.
Monks and Monasteries of the Near East Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 276
ISBN: 9781593332761
Pub Date: 11 May 2004
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Jules Leroy, the French art expert, spent several months touring the Near East in search of Early Christian remains. During this time he visited most of the monasteries in Egypt, Syria, the Lebanon, Palestine, and Iraq.