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THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ANTIOCH / BY H.H. MOR IGNATIUS YACOUB III PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST FOR THE PERIOD 1957-1980.

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THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ANTIOCH BY H.H. MOR IGNATIUS YACOUB III PATRIARCH OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST THE SUPREME HEAD OF THE UNIVERSAL SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH FOR THE PERIOD 1957-1980. We are thankful to Prof. Dr. W. Strothmann for extending to us an invitation to attend the Congress of the Academy of Gottingen and deliver a lecture on the history of the Syrian Orthodox Church. We gladly take this excellent opportunity to speak to you about the position of our Church within the general church history, its liturgical language, name, patriarchate, missionary work, ascetic life,...

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THE TRANSLATORS – De Lacy O’lery

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One of the first and most significant indications of the new orientation of Muslim thought was the extensive production of Arabic translations of works dealing with philosophical and scientific subjects, with the result that eighty years after the f all of the ‘Umayyads the Arabic speaking world possessed Arabic translations of the greater part of the works of Aristotle, of the leading neo-Platonic commentators, of some of the works of Plato, of the greater part of the works of Galen, and portions of other medical writers and their commentators, as well as of other Greek scientific works...

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THE MU‘TAZILITES De Lacy O’lery

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When the Aristotelian philosophy was first made known to the Muslim world it was received almost as a revelation supplementing the Qur’an. At that time it was very imperfectly understood and the discrepancies between it and orthodox theology were not perceived. Thus the Qur’an and Aristotle were read together and regarded as supplementing one another in perfect good faith, but inevitably the conclusions, and still more perhaps the methods, of Greek philosophy began to act as a powerful solvent on the traditional beliefs. Maqrizi refers to the Mu‘tazilites as seizing with avidity on the...

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THE EASTERN PHILOSOPHERS – De Lacy O’lery

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The Aristotelian philosophy was first made known to the Muslim world through the medium of Syriac translations and commentaries, and the particular commentaries used amongst the Syrians never ceased to control the direction of Arabic thought. From the time of al-Ma’mun the text of Aristotle began to be better known, as translations were made directly from the Greek, and this resulted in a more accurate appreciation of his teaching, although still largely controlled by the suggestions of the commentaries circulated amongst the Syrians. The Arabic writers give the name of failasuf (plur....

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West Syrian Rite

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Catholic Information The rite used by the Jacobite sect in Syria and by the Catholic Syrians is in its origin simply the old rite of Antioch in the Syriac language. Into this framework the Jacobites have fitted a great number of other Anaphoras, so that now their Liturgy has more variant forms than any other. The oldest form of the Antiochene Rite that we know is in Greek (see ANTIOCHENE LITURGY). It was apparently composed in that language. The many Greek terms that remain in the Syriac form show that this is derived from Greek. The version must have been made very early, evidently before...

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(السريان المونوفيزيون (الأرثوذكس) من كتاب ” السريان في العصور الوسطى الكاتبة نينا بيغلوسفكايا وترجمة الدكتور أحمد الجراد

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(السريان المونوفيزيون (الأرثوذكس) من كتاب ” السريان في العصور الوسطى الكاتبة نينا بيغلوسفكايا وترجمة الدكتور أحمد الجراد تطورت العقيدة النسطورية بفضل تفاسير ثيودوروس المصيصي ، هذه التفاسير التي نقلها هيبا الرهاوي وتمسك بأحكامها فتبلورت وأصبحت واضحة المعالم على الأخص في مدينة إنطاكية . ولكن هنا (في إنطاكية) ظهرت مقاومة...

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