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الاحوال الشخصية في شريعة حمورابي

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Articles, Library, دراسات سريانية | Comments Off on الاحوال الشخصية في شريعة حمورابي

اعداد / طارق كامل – بغداد –   تعتبر شريعة حمورابي من أول الشرائع في تاريخ البشرية . وهي دليل على مدى تعلق الروح العراقية بالقوانين والحاجة الى قواعد تساعدهم على مواجهة مصاعب الحياة . أن حمورابى1795 – 1750م كان الملك الذى أسس عظمة بابل ، وهي العاصمة الأولى فى التاريخ . العديد من آثار عهد حمورابى تم الإحتفاظ بها ، ويمكننا اليوم...

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Muslims – Christians relations And Inter – Christrian Rivalries In Middle East Dr. John Joseph

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Muslims – Christians relations And Inter – Christrian Rivalries In Middle East Dr. John Joseph

1-The Syrians in Tur Abdin 2- The Syrians in Syria 3- The Syrians in Lebanon 3- Bibiography 1 THE SYRIANS IN Tur Abdin The internal conditions in the still “Ottoman Empire” were chaotic when the war ended in 1918. Food and most commodities were at famine prices. In Istanbul, sugar, an item typical of other commodities, was retailed at three hundred instead of twenty-five piasters. “Everyone was for himself,” the Times of London reported hundreds of thousands of brigands, some partly organized politically; others, unorganized bands of deserters and robbers, posed the...

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1/3. العلاقات الجوهرية بين اللغتين العربية والآرامية السريانية في النواحي التاريخية والفنية واللغوية والأدبية / المطران بولس بهنان

Posted by on Mar 5, 2020 in Articles, Library, دراسات سريانية | Comments Off on 1/3. العلاقات الجوهرية بين اللغتين العربية والآرامية السريانية في النواحي التاريخية والفنية واللغوية والأدبية / المطران بولس بهنان

  ان مجرد نظرة بسيطة الى ما يحويه هذا البحث من النقاط الهامة وقلة المصادر الأساسية التي تبلغ بالباحث الى كنه المواضيع الدقيقة المنحصرة فيه ، تدلّ دلالة واضحة على ما فيه من الوعورة والتعقيد . اذ ليس من السهل التطلع الى أمور تاريخية في هذه الأهمية والخروج منها بنتائج صائبة ، وما زال البحث فيها ضمن الترجيح وأحياناً في نطاق...

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

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Original Sin Or the Lack of It? Is Original Sin an Augustinian Nightmare? / Robert Stevens

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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The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels, / by Janet Soskice

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels, / by Janet Soskice

Janet Soskice’s The Sisters of Sinai is a pioneering biography of two women, identical Scottish twins born in 1843, who without the opportunity for university study fashioned themselves into biblical scholars whose achievements were nothing less than spectacular. The subtitle, How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels sounds sensational, but this history truly is sensational. Agnes Smith Lewis and her sister Margaret Dunlop Gibson [End Page 341] undertook dangerous journeys to St. Catherine’s monastery in Sinai where they discovered what turned out to be the second...

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Hunayn Ibn Ishaq: A Forgotten Legend / Samir Johna

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Hunayn Ibn Ishaq: A Forgotten Legend / Samir Johna

IT DOES NOT MATTER whether we like the history of science or not. If we were to understand the continuity of medical science progress we must study the science of the ancient times, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance because they are not exclusive but rather overlapping. The Greek miracle of marvelous arts, science, and culture over two centuries before the Christian era came very close to perishing if it were not for its transmission through the dark ages. Perhaps it is best stated by Sarton( n1). “Transmission is as important as discovery.” If all of the ancient science had...

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