Posts made in February, 2018

Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America

Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America This article was originally written by His Eminence Mor Polycarpos Adib Aydin, and later updated by The American Foundation for Syriac Studies. The presence of the Syrian Orthodox Church on American soil goes back to the late nineteenth century when religious persecution forced many faithful to leave their traditional homelands in Ottoman Turkey and emigrate to the United States and Canada. We have no records of who the first Syriac person was to arrive on American soil, but we know of some individuals, such as Dr. Abraham K. Yoosuf, a native...

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History of Women Philosophers 1. Ancient Women Philosophers, 600 B.C.-SOO A.D. 2. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, 500-1600 3. Modern Women Philosophers, 1600-1900 4. Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-today

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on History of Women Philosophers 1. Ancient Women Philosophers, 600 B.C.-SOO A.D. 2. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, 500-1600 3. Modern Women Philosophers, 1600-1900 4. Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-today

A history of women philosophers

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THE HIDDEN PEARL – The history of the Aramean people – Documentary Movie

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on THE HIDDEN PEARL – The history of the Aramean people – Documentary Movie

Take a look at this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/6PLsZf5y8hU

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1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB / 2- East Asian History Sourcebook: Ch’ing-Tsing / SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN / Nestorians History and Cultural Relations

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on 1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB / 2- East Asian History Sourcebook: Ch’ing-Tsing / SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN / Nestorians History and Cultural Relations

1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB: 2- East Asian History Sourcebook:  Ch’ing-Tsing:   Paul Halsall 3- SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN 4- Nestorians History and Cultural Relations What’s New in June...

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The Syriacs of Turkey: A Religious Community on the Path of Recognition Author(s): Su Erol

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Syriacs of Turkey: A Religious Community on the Path of Recognition Author(s): Su Erol

With a population not exceeding 25.000 members 1, the Syriacs are one of the non-Muslim communities along with Armenians (40.000 to 70.000)2, Greeks (5000) 3 and Jews (17.000)4 living in the contemporary Turkish Republic today. In eastern Anatolia, the group’s ancestral homeland is Tur Abdin, meaning the “Mountain of the Worshippers” in Syriac, a plateau stretching north from the Tigris River until the plain of Nisibis, south and west of Mardin, until the region of Gzirto (Cizre) east (see: Map 1), and also Diyarbakir, where the bones of the Apostle (doubting) Thomas...

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