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Genizah Studies in Memory of Doctor Solomon Schechter (Vol 3) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 372
ISBN: 9781593330378
Pub Date: 15 Sep 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Jewish Studies Archive
Description:
This collection includes vol. I: A Midrash and Haggadah, vol. II: Geonic and Early Karatic Halakah, and vol.
The Tabernacle Menorah Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781593330736
Pub Date: 15 Sep 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Through this comprehensive study of the Menorah, Carol Meyers demonstrates that its symbolic value comes to exceed its function as a source of light, for it symbolizes plant life, cosmic power, and ultimately the reality of the presence of the deity in the tabernacle.
Hymns of the Eastern Church Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781593330545
Pub Date: 29 Aug 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Translated directly from the original Greek, this book was the first anthology of Eastern hymnology available in English. It quickly became popular after its publication and was used in the English-speaking churches of the Anglican Communion.
The Gospel of the Twelve Apostles With the Apocalypses of Each One of Them Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 68
ISBN: 9781593330088
Pub Date: 29 Aug 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Harris edits and translates into English an eighth-century Syriac version of the Gospel of the Twelve Apostles that belongs to a well-defined apocalyptic tradition.
A History of the Holy Eastern Church: The Patriarchate of Antioch Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781593330453
Pub Date: 28 Aug 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A detailed history of the most ancient Patriarchate of Antioch by a leading scholar of the Eastern Church, published posthumously. Covering the Byzantine right of the Patriarchate, the book also includes The Memoirs of the Patriarchs of Antioch.
The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Personal Account Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 265
ISBN: 9781593330422
Pub Date: 18 Aug 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Trever relates the story of the frantic scholarly explorations carried on against the harried backdrop of war-torn Palestine, an absorbing story of intrigue and undercover negotiations, personal risk and frustration, and tireless pursuit of the evidence.
Chinese Buddhism Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 492
ISBN: 9781931956017
Pub Date: 15 Aug 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A thoroughly descriptive account of Chinese Buddhism that describes its history and different schools. The author uses Buddhist literature to describe the faith’s moral system, calendar, images, procession, and literature.
East Syrian Daily Offices Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 340
ISBN: 9781593330606
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
An English translation of the Daily Offices of the East Syriac rite, used today by the Assyrian Church of the East, the Chaldean Church, and the Syro-Malabar Church.
Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe Cover Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe Cover
Format: 
Pages: 348
ISBN: 9781593330620
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Pages: 580
ISBN: 9781593330613
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The standard edition of the Curetonian manuscript, with the Sinai text in the footnotes. One volume contains the Syriac text with facing English translation; the other contains a discussion of the Old Syriac version.
Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe Cover Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe Cover
Format: 
Pages: 580
ISBN: 9781593330613
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Pages: 348
ISBN: 9781593330620
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The standard edition of the Curetonian manuscript, with the Sinai text in the footnotes. One volume contains the Syriac text with facing English translation; the other contains a discussion of the Old Syriac version.
Lectures on the History of the Eastern Church Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 420
ISBN: 9781593330521
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Twelve lectures on the branches of the Eastern Church, with an introduction on the province, the methods and the advantages of the study of Church History, by Arthur Stanley, Canon of Canterbury and Regius Prof. of Church History at Oxford (d. 1858).
Studies in Judaism (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 508
ISBN: 9781593330385
Pub Date: 05 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Jewish Studies Archive
Description:
This collection is about various topics in Jewish Studies by one of the greatest scholars of the previous century. The subjects span the whole length and breadth of Jewish history and literature, from 'A Hoard of Hebrew Manuscripts in Judaism' to 'The Dogmas of Judaism', and from 'Safed in the Sixteenth Century' to 'Abraham Geiger-Leopold Zunz'. In Encyclopedia Judaica, Meir Ben-Horin says, “Schecter’s Studies in Judaism remain indispensable documents of American Jewish religious Conservatism.
Studies in Judaism (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 380
ISBN: 9781593330392
Pub Date: 05 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Jewish Studies Archive
Description:
This collection is about various topics in Jewish Studies by one of the greatest scholars of the previous century. The subjects span the whole length and breadth of Jewish history and literature, from 'A Hoard of Hebrew Manuscripts in Judaism' to 'The Dogmas of Judaism', and from 'Safed in the Sixteenth Century' to 'Abraham Geiger-Leopold Zunz'. In Encyclopedia Judaica, Meir Ben-Horin says, “Schecter’s Studies in Judaism remain indispensable documents of American Jewish religious Conservatism.
Studies in Judaism (Vol 3) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781593330408
Pub Date: 05 Jun 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Jewish Studies Archive
Description:
This collection is about various topics in Jewish Studies by one of the greatest scholars of the previous century. The subjects span the whole length and breadth of Jewish history and literature, from 'A Hoard of Hebrew Manuscripts in Judaism' to 'The Dogmas of Judaism', and from 'Safed in the Sixteenth Century' to 'Abraham Geiger-Leopold Zunz'. In Encyclopedia Judaica, Meir Ben-Horin says, “Schecter’s Studies in Judaism remain indispensable documents of American Jewish religious Conservatism.
The Festal Letters of Athanasius Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 196
ISBN: 9781593330217
Pub Date: 16 May 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The text of the long-lost Festal Letters of St. Athanasius, discovered by Cureton. The volume is dedicated to H.
Extracts from the Ecclesiastical History of John Bishop of Ephesus Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 124
ISBN: 9781593330156
Pub Date: 13 May 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
Composed in three parts, the book chronicles a critical period in the Syriac Orthodox Church, and represents the greatest literary work by the author. It includes grammatical, historical, and geographical notes in English and German.