Posts made in October, 2011

Massacres of Syrian Christians  In N. W. Persia and Kurdistan / Paul Shimon of Urmi Persia

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Massacres of Syrian Christians  In N. W. Persia and Kurdistan / Paul Shimon of Urmi Persia

FOREWORD For twenty-nine years the Archbishop’s Mission has worked among the Syrian Christians in Persia and Turkey.  Those of us whose privilege it has been to labour for the spiritual and temporal welfare of this interestirig people, are filled with dismay at the horrors of massacre and persecution which have fallen upon them during the past few months. I desire to commend Mr. Paul Shimmon’s pamphlet to the many sympthisers and friends which this ancient Christian nation numbers in England and America. Never has a nation been called upon to pass through so terrible a...

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HISTORIA DEL PRIMER GENOCIDIO MODERNO El Imperio Otomano, los sirios y los armenios (1914-1918)

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on HISTORIA DEL PRIMER GENOCIDIO MODERNO El Imperio Otomano, los sirios y los armenios (1914-1918)

HISTORIA DEL PRIMER GENOCIDIO MODERNO El Imperio Otomano, los sirios y los armenios (1914-1918) SyriacStudies www.syriacstudies.com HISTORIA DEL PRIMER GENOCIDIO MODERNO El Imperio Otomano, los sirios y los armenios (1914-1918) © The American Foundation of Syriac Studies Titulo original: The Syrian-Armenian Tragedy (1914-1918) Todos los derechos reservados, incluidos el derecho de reproducir este libro o partes de él por cualquier medio, incluidos la reprografía y el tratamiento informático, sin permiso previo de la Fundación. Impreso en Estados Unidos de América Traducción y...

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The Gospel of Thomas and Early Stages in the Development of the Christian Wisdom Literature / Alexei Siverstev

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Gospel of Thomas and Early Stages in the Development of the Christian Wisdom Literature / Alexei Siverstev

Abstract: This work addresses the theological background of the Gospel of Thomas and its relationship to personified wisdom tradition on the one hand, and to the Syriac Christian tradition of the divine redeemer on the other. The Gospel of Thomas shares a number of unique characteristics with the Syriac literature of the second and third centuries C.E., such as interest in personal asceticism as a means to attain divine wisdom, personal deification, and view of Christ as a state of being most clearly expressed in the man Jesus, but also accessible to his followers. All of these...

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