Posts made in August, 2011

The Martyred Church A History of the Church of the East / David Wilmshurst

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Martyred Church A History of the Church of the East / David Wilmshurst

East & West Publishing Ltd ADVANCE INFORMATION This absorbing book deals with the Church of the East—the so‐ called ‘Nestorian’ Church—arguably the most interesting of all the Syriac‐speaking Churches. Few Christians nowadays outside the Middle East are familiar with its name, let alone its history, yet between the ninth and fourteenth centuries the Church of the East was in geographical extent the largest Christian Church in the world, with dioceses stretching from the Mediterranean right across Asia to China. The Church of the East, which began life as the indigenous church...

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Original Sin Or the Lack of It? Is Original Sin an Augustinian Nightmare? / Robert Stevens

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Original Sin Or the Lack of It? Is Original Sin an Augustinian Nightmare?1 Robert Stevens2 17 August 2011 Introduction: The Purpose of the Paper and The Theological Ground-Rules The purpose of this paper is not to pretend to be original, but to promote discussion with a view to seeking out sound theology. The writer believes that theology should be rooted in a good exegetical understanding of the scriptures, but also considers that theological learning can be gained from theologians of the past, particularly the early Church Fathers. This practice should be as much a part of the western...

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SYRIAN DIOCESES Ignatius Aphram Barsoum I, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Translated and with an Introduction by / Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Books, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on SYRIAN DIOCESES Ignatius Aphram Barsoum I, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Translated and with an Introduction by / Dr. Matti Moosa

– Translator’s Introduction – Select History of the Syrian Dioceses Patrairch Ignatius Jirjis II. Patriarch Ignatius Ishaq Ignatius Shukr Allah, Patriarch of Antioch Ignatius Jirjis III, Patriarch of Antioch Patriarch Ignatius Jirjis IV of Antioch (1768-1781) – A Shining Page of the History of the Diocese of Diyarbakr (Amid) – Bishops of the City of Harran – The Prominent Syrian Philosopher Mar Yaqub (Jacob) of Edessa 633-708) – The Syrian School of Edessa – The Theological School of Alexandria (180-400 A.D.) – The Theological School of...

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