Posts made in January, 2018

Journal of Early Christian Studies The Johns Hopkins University Press Porphyry on Christians and Others: “Barbarian Wisdom,” Identity Politics, and Anti-Christian Polemics on the Eve of the Great Persecution*

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Journal of Early Christian Studies The Johns Hopkins University Press Porphyry on Christians and Others: “Barbarian Wisdom,” Identity Politics, and Anti-Christian Polemics on the Eve of the Great Persecution*

Journal of Early Christian Studies 13:3, 277–314 © 2005 The Johns Hopkins University Press Porphyry on Christians and Others: “Barbarian Wisdom,” Identity Politics, and Anti-Christian Polemics on the Eve of the Great Persecution* JEREMY M. SCHOTT This paper argues that we can better appreciate the motivations behind Porphyry of Tyre’s anti-Christian polemics if they are placed in the context of his larger philosophical project. Porphyry’s investigations of “foreign” religions and philosophies were based on asymmetrical distinctions between Greeks and barbarians that paralleled,...

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THE GREAT SCHISM – Samueh Hugh Moffett

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on THE GREAT SCHISM – Samueh Hugh Moffett

Earthly things have little interest for me.  I have died to the world and live for him…. Farewell desert, my friend … and [ farewell ] exile, my mother, who after my death shall keep my body until the resurection… as for Nestorius-let him be anathema… And would God that all men by anathematizing me might attain to reconciliation with God…. – Nestorius, The Bazaar of Heracleides The Great Schism * Samuel Hugh Moffett WHAT finally divided the early church, East from West, Asia from Europe, was neither war nor persecution but the blight of a violent theological controversy,...

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THE INDWELLING SPIRIT OF CHRIST AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: THE CASE OF A LATE ANTIQUE SYRIAC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Author(s): Bernadette McNary-Zak

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on THE INDWELLING SPIRIT OF CHRIST AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: THE CASE OF A LATE ANTIQUE SYRIAC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Author(s): Bernadette McNary-Zak

Syria community

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The Mysticism of Abraham bar Dashandad Author(s): H. Ludin Jansen Source: Numen, Vol. 4, Fasc

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on The Mysticism of Abraham bar Dashandad Author(s): H. Ludin Jansen Source: Numen, Vol. 4, Fasc

Abrahand Bar Dashandad, Mystic

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The Greco-Syriac and Arabic Sources of Barhebraeus’ Mineralogy and Meteorology in “Candelabrum of the Sanctuary,” Base II
Author(s): HIDEMI TAKAHASHI


Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on The Greco-Syriac and Arabic Sources of Barhebraeus’ Mineralogy and Meteorology in “Candelabrum of the Sanctuary,” Base II
Author(s): HIDEMI TAKAHASHI


The Greco-Syriac and Arabic Sources of Barhebraeus’ Mineralogy and Meteorology in “Candelabrum of the Sanctuary,” Base II
Author(s): HIDEMI TAKAHASHI
Source: Islamic Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Summer 2002), pp. 215-269
Published by: Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20837192
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