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Adam Lehto

Adam Lehto is an instructor at the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University. He holds a doctorate in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto, on which the present translation is based. He has been involved in the editing of the Journal of the Canadian Society for Syriac Studies since its inception in 2001.

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Journal of the Canadian Society for Syriac Studies 12

Edited by Amir Harrak
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0216-3
Volume 12 includes articles by Françoise Briquel Chatonnet, Kyle Smith, Adam Lehto, Mar Awa David Royel, Bernard Heyberger, Nasir al-Kaʿbi, Amir Harrak and Khalid Dinno.
$52.50

Women in Aphrahat: Some Observations

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1039
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0087-9
Fourth-century Aphrahat is characterized as misogynist, especially when he compares women to Satan. This may be an unintended result of contemporary Christian literature. The the eschatological context of Aphrahat’s asceticism, salvific role of Mary, victimization in Aphrahat’s work, and positive statements about women negotiate this view.
$24.50

The Demonstrations of Aphrahat, the Persian Sage

ISBN: 978-1-59333-768-1
Among the earliest known sources from the Persian Church, the 4th-century Demonstrations of Aphrahat reflect a form of Christianity much closer to its Jewish roots than contemporary Western forms. Their mix of ascetic instruction, polemic against Judaism, and theological reflection provides an invaluable glimpse into this otherwise poorly documented period.
$159.60