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The Chronography of Bar Hebraeus (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 660
ISBN: 9781593330552
Pub Date: 13 May 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This is the standard edition of the chronicle of Bar Hebraeus in Syriac and English translation. It gives the political history of the world from the creation to the year AD 1286.
The Chronography of Bar Hebraeus (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 468
ISBN: 9781593330569
Pub Date: 13 May 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This is the standard edition of the chronicle of Bar Hebraeus in Syriac and English translation. It gives the political history of the world from the creation to the year AD 1286.
S/He Created Them Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 132
ISBN: 9781593330576
Pub Date: 30 Apr 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A contemporaneous and religiously meaningful retelling of biblical stories by a feminist who looks at intimate lives of people inhabiting the Bible. She rediscovers a past in which biblical women actively participated and suggests women’s leadership might lead to a better world.
Eighteen Centuries of the Orthodox Greek Church Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 720
ISBN: 9781593330514
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Using the Seven Ecumenical Councils as backbone, Hore provides the reader with an overview of the Greek Orthodox Church. Writing in an era when the Oxford Movement was reaching a wide array of Anglicans with the forgotten connections with orthodoxy, Hore presents a sympathetic view of Byzantine Christianity. Following the trials and difficulties of the early church after it received imperial approval, a sketch of the Greek Church, including the "separatist" Churches, emerges.
The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781593330149
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This standard edition of the Chronicle, composed in AD 507, is considered one of the most valuable authorities for the period with which it deals. The manuscript from which the text is derived is a palimpsest copied between 907 and 944.
The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius in Syriac Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781593330415
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius of Caesarea, who flourished in the fourth century, has long been considered a landmark in Christian historiography. Written originally in Greek, a Syriac translation appeared during or shortly after the lifetime of the author.
The Eucharist Service of the Syrian Orthodox Church: Meaning and Interpretation Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 212
ISBN: 9781593330231
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
An illustrated commentary on the text, meaning and interpretation of the Qurbono (Eucharist Service), including a discussion of all vestments and church parts, written by a leading bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church from India.
Venerabilis Baedae Historiam Ecclesiasticam (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 644
ISBN: 9781593330286
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This edition of Bede's Church History is based on the oldest manuscripts. It gives an account of Christianity in England, and is considered to be the foundation of our knowledge of British history.
Venerabilis Baedae Historiam Ecclesiasticam (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9781593330293
Pub Date: 13 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This edition of Bede's Church History is based on the oldest manuscripts. It gives an account of Christianity in England, and is considered to be the foundation of our knowledge of British history.
The Book of Governors: The Historia Monastica of Thomas of Marga AD 840 (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 624
ISBN: 9781593330095
Pub Date: 05 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This narrative forms a history of the monasticism and asceticism of the Church of the East in the countries east of the Tigris. It is a valuable supplement to this history, as it is a period of existence in which little is known.
The Book of Governors: The Historia Monastica of Thomas of Marga AD 840 (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 740
ISBN: 9781593330101
Pub Date: 05 Mar 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Kiraz Chronicles Archive
Description:
This narrative forms a history of the monasticism and asceticism of the Church of the East in the countries east of the Tigris. It is a valuable supplement to this history, as it is a period of existence in which little is known.

Book of the Order for the Burial of the Clergy

Format: Hardback
Pages: 291
ISBN: 9780974444208
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
The first edition of this much needed text is now available in Syriac with a facing English translation. The book covers the orders for the burial of deacons, priests, prelates, and nuns, followed by their respective memorial service.
The Tanhuma-Yelammedenu Literature Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 334
ISBN: 9781593330958
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2003
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This study of Tanhuma-Yelammedenu midrash includes: a survey of previous research, a catalogue of textual witnesses and general conclusions about the multifaceted evolution of this important genre of midrashic literature.
Is the Future My Responsibility? Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 158
ISBN: 9781853906053
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2002
Imprint: Veritas Books
Series: Ceifin Conference Papers
Description:
Have we become helpless in the face of change or can we manage the future? More and more people talk about the emptiness of modern life, they wonder where meaning is coming from and what values are shaping us; they say it is not easy being young today in spite of the choices and the freedom. We cannot assume that if we simply sit back and comment the storm will blow over, or that we will return to the old ways.
Song of My People Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9781853906008
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2002
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
In the 'Song of My People ' internationally acclaimed liturgical composer Liam Lawton tells the story behind his music. For the past 10 years he has been drawing inspiration from the rich and beautiful heritage of his native land, never tiring of discovering connections between people, landscape and spirituality, one constantly influencing the other. Song of My People tells the story of what has inspired him to compose.
The Soul of Europe Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 190
ISBN: 9781853905940
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2002
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
A collection of essays from the widely respected moral theologian Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick.