Posts made in January, 2018

ARABIC ISLAMIC CONQUESTS IN THE CHRONICLE OF SAINT MICHAEL THE GREAT Archbishop George Saliba

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Articles, Library | 2 comments

-The book is substantial and great since the beginning of creation until 1193, but therein you read about events which happened in 1195. -It deals with history in general but particularly the church, and the mention of political events and news of wars and kings is often mentioned in connection with the church.   -History adopts many calendars, of which the years of creation.. The foundation of Babel.. The incarnation of God in the flesh… The history or Greece, which starts with Alexander in 311 BC which is adopted in the book, and which is adopted by the Syriarn writers and...

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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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