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Barhebraeus: An Arabic Treatise on the Soul


Edited with an Introduction by Ignatius Aphram I Barsoum
Here Syrian Orthodox Patriarch and scholar Ignatius Aphrem I Barsoum (1887-1957) presents an annotated edition, with introduction, of one of the Arabic treatises on the soul by Barhebraeus.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-539-6
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 580
Publication Date: Jul 1,2014
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 93
Language: Arabic
ISBN: 978-1-61719-539-6
$52.00
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The eminent Barhebraeus (d. 1286) dealt with the subject of the human soul in at least two Arabic treatises. Here, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch and scholar Ignatius Aphrem I Barsoum (1887-1957) presents one of these treatises first edited by Paul Sbath. Specific subjects include proofs for the existence of the soul, its definition, proofs given by philosophers for the union of body and soul, the creation of the soul, metempsychosis, the soul in animals, and several others. The text is annotated with explanations, cross references, and biblical citations.

The eminent Barhebraeus (d. 1286) dealt with the subject of the human soul in at least two Arabic treatises. Here, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch and scholar Ignatius Aphrem I Barsoum (1887-1957) presents one of these treatises first edited by Paul Sbath. Specific subjects include proofs for the existence of the soul, its definition, proofs given by philosophers for the union of body and soul, the creation of the soul, metempsychosis, the soul in animals, and several others. The text is annotated with explanations, cross references, and biblical citations.

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