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Early Christianity Outside the Roman Empire Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 108
ISBN: 9781931956062
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This book consists of two lectures delivered by the author at Trinity College, Dublin: the first deals with Aprahat, the Persian sage, and the second with Bardaisan and the Acts of Judas Thomas.
History of the Jewish Nation Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781931956697
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A history of the Jewish people covering Old Testament history from Abraham to the captivity of Babylon; post-Biblical history from the captivity of Babylon to the taking of the city by Titus; and modern history from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present.
Legends of the Christian East Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 220
ISBN: 9781931956673
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This book consists of tales of a travel to the Christian East. Bayule St. John (1822-1859) was born in Kentish Town on Aug.
Lexical Tools to the Syriac New Testament Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781931956109
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This is a Syriac-English dictionary based on word frequencies, tables of conjugations, a list of homographs, a list of Greek words, a skeleton grammar, and more. It is a necessary tool for any student of NT Syriac.
The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (Syriac Version) Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781931956154
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
This is an introduction, written in Syriac, to the Syriac versions of the Bible, with chapters on the manuscript tradition, the main editions, commentaries, and various aspects of the ways the Bible was interpreted and used in the Syriac literary and liturgical tradition. Originally written for a Syriac Studies course at the St Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI), in Kottayam, India, this new edition has been brought up to date and the bibliography expanded.
The Liturgies of Saints Mark, James, Clement, Chrysostomos, and Basil, and the Church of Malabar Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781931956581
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
In this reissue of the English version of the Primitive Liturgies, the translation has been carefully revised and compared with the original texts, and a few additional notes have been appended to elucidate difficulties.
The Liturgy of the Holy Apostles Adai and Mari Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 108
ISBN: 9781931956598
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
An English translation of the liturgy still in use in the Church of the East, the Chaldean Church, and the Syro-Malabar Church.
The Old Syriac Gospels, Studies and Comparative Translations (Vol 1) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781931956178
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Eastern Christian Studies Series
Description:
This is a comparative translation into English of the two earliest versions of the Syriac (or Aramaic) Gospels (codex Sinaiticus and codex Curetonianus), with some interesting differences between the Aramaic and traditional Greek texts.
The Old Syriac Gospels, Studies and Comparative Translations (Vol 2) Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 476
ISBN: 9781931956185
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Series: Eastern Christian Studies Series
Description:
This is a comparative translation into English of the two earliest versions of the Syriac (or Aramaic) Gospels (codex Sinaiticus and codex Curetonianus), with some interesting differences between the Aramaic and traditional Greek texts.
The Syriac Church and Fathers Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781931956055
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2002
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
O’Leary gives a survey of the Syriac Church and its Fathers based on lectures delivered in Bristol University College. They were intended to serve as an introduction to Syriac literature.
Cultures Apart? Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 204
ISBN: 9781853905353
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2001
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
The rapid economic, social and cultural changes that have occurred in Ireland over the last few decades has had an enormous impact on the beliefs and values of young people. This book is the culmination of years of research into the human, cultural and religious experiences that shape contemporary Irish youth. Using five personal case studies, as well as comprehensive figures from the latest surveys, the author begins by highlighting the stark reality of rapidly declining Mass attendance, disillusionment with the Catholic Church and the emergence of personalised belief systems, revealing the urgent need for positive action to prevent further decline.
The Fourth R for the Third Millennium Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 254
ISBN: 9781853905070
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2001
Imprint: Veritas Books
Description:
In this exciting and thought-provoking collection of essays, key Christian religious educators from America, Australia, Britain and Europe address the crucial role of education in religion and values for critiquing and shaping the major social, political and moral issues facing us in the third millennium.Professor Jeff Astley (UK) examines the challenges posed by science. He demonstrates how religious education is crucial to the proper shaping of scientific progress.
When Parents Separate Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 60
ISBN: 9781853905339
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2001
Imprint: Veritas Books
Ancient Monasteries of the East, Or The Monasteries of the Levant Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 452
ISBN: 9780971309746
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2001
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
Between 1834 and 1837, Curzon visited Egypt, Syria, Albania, and Mt. Athos in order to collect ancient manuscripts. Twelve years later, he wrote accounts of the most curious of them, producing this charming flow of reminiscence in an engaging personality.
The Churches and Monasteries of Egypt and Some Neighbouring Countries Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 564
ISBN: 9780971598676
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2001
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
A descriptive account of monasteries and churches of Egypt primarily, but also of Nubia, Abyssinia, India, North Africa, Spain, the shores of the Atlantic, and southwestern Arabia (including Coptic, Armenian, Ethiopian, Syrian, and Nestorian churches).
The Earliest Life of Christ: The Diatessaron of Tatian Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780971309722
Pub Date: 01 Jan 2001
Imprint: Gorgias Press
Description:
In the second century, well before the ‘canonical’ gospels took their present form, Tatian wove from the four gospels and one or more Judaic-Christian gospel, one harmonized account of the life of Christ, the Diatessaron. The Earliest Life of Christ is an English translation of the Diatessaron based on the Arabic version, itself a translation from the lost Syriac.