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The Homilies of Aphraates, The Persian Sage

Edited from Syriac Manuscripts of the Fifth and Sixth Centuries in the British Museum
Edited with an Introduction by William Wright
ISBN: 978-1-60724-897-2
Wright’s edition of the homilies of the early Syriac father, Aphrahat, includes the text, critical apparatus, and notes on biblical citations, which are also indexed. The preface surveys Aphrahat’s life and deals with the manuscripts used.
$173.60

Collected Papers in Greek and Georgian Textual Criticism

Series: Texts and Studies 3
ISBN: 978-1-59333-098-9
This volume collects together for the first time the most influential papers of the late scholar of Georgian and New Testament textual critic, J. Neville Birdsall. Professor Birdsall wrote on Greek witnesses to the New Testament text, the Georgian version of the New Testament, palaeography, patristics, and the theory of textual criticism. The collection fully demonstrates the author’s standing as one of the most learned and wide-ranging New Testament textual scholars of modern times.
$111.30

Barhebraeus: A Bio-Bibliography

ISBN: 978-1-59333-148-1
An extensive account of the life and works of Barhebraeus based on the latest research. It includes an appendix containing a comprehensive list of bibliographical references and manuscripts relating to Barhebraeus.
$161.70

Terms for Eternity: Aiônios and Aïdios in Classical and Christian Texts

ISBN: 978-1-61143-970-0
What is truly timeless? This book explores two ancient Greek terms for eternity, aiônios and aïdios. It traces these terms from their earliest occurrence in Pre-Socratic philosophy and Plato and through their interaction with Jewish thought and down into the patristic fathers, where they play a crucial role in debates over eternal punishment vs. universal salvation.
$104.30

Jacob of Sarug’s Homily on the Partaking of the Holy Mysteries

Translation and Introduction by Amir Harrak
ISBN: 978-1-60724-086-0
This edition of Mar Jacob of Sarug's (d. 521) homily on Partaking in the Holy Mysteries is one of Jacob’s memre on the sacraments. In this homily, Jacob is shocked that some of his congregants are leaving the service early, before the eucharist has been celebrated. He emphasizes the importance of the liturgical celebrations for a Christian life in a message still applicable today. The volume constitutes a fascicle of The Metrical Homilies of Mar Jacob of Sarug, which, when complete, will contain the original Syriac text of Jacob's surviving sermons, fully vocalized, alongside an annotated English translation.
$21.70

Eve: The Unbearable Flaming Fire

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0160-9
This anthology on Eve brings together an international group of scholars to discuss how this character has been interpreted by Judaism, Christianity and Islam. In a time when the history of women is being reassessed, it is natural that women look to the paradigmatic female figure. This treatment of Eve covers her wide range of roles as mother of our race, victim, stooge, wife, companion, independent thinker, and “helper”. A venerated figure by many modern feminists and a denigrated figure by those who blame her for original sin, no reader will leave these pages indifferent to the first woman.
$90.30

The Martyrdom of St Phokas of Sinope

The Syriac Version
Introduction, translation and edition by Sebastian P. Brock
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0189-0
The fame of the martyr St. Phokas, first bishop of Sinope (on the Black Sea) and patron of seafarers, had spread to many parts of the Christian world by the fifth and sixth centuries. Although the Acts of his martyrdom under Trajan were composed in Greek, the earliest witness to them is the Syriac translation which is edited and translated here from two early manuscripts.
$23.80

The Filioque Impasse

Patristic Roots
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0255-2
A fascinating study of the underlying reasons for the disagreement over the clause “and the Son” in the Western version of the Niceno-Constantinopolitan creed, which contributed to the schism between Eastern and Western Christians. Coetzee argues that there has been a great deal of misunderstanding of the positions of each tradition by the other, partly due to the fact that East and West imbue certain key words, such as ‘person’ and ‘unity’, with different meanings which Coetzee believes come from different understandings of Hellenic philosophy. Against this backdrop, Coetzee sets about clearing up some of the misunderstandings.
$107.80

Ephrem the Syrian's Hymns on the Unleavened Bread

Translation and Introduction by J. Edward Walters
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0159-3
In this set of homilies Ephrem (306-373) invites the reader into a world of symbolic interpretation filled with imagination brimming beneath the surface of word-plays, alliteration, and typological comparisons. These hymns thrust the reader into the middle of a context in which Christians and Jews maintain competing practices of a Passover service to the extent that Ephrem feels the need to distinguish between the symbol and the reality. These homilies are presented in their Syriac original alongside an annotated English translation.
$28.70

Dionysius Bar Salibi: Commentaries on Myron and Baptism

Translation and Introduction by Baby Varghese
Series: Moran Etho
ISBN: 978-1-61143-578-8
In the present work, Baby Varghese presents the Syriac text, accompanied by an English translation, of Dionysius’s commentaries on the rites of myron (anointing of oil) and baptism.
$116.20

Der Römerbrieftext des Origenes

nach der Codex von der Goltz
ISBN: 978-1-61143-517-7
This text is a variant of Paul's Epistle to the Romans.
$42.00

Irenaeus gegen die Häretiker

Elenchos kai anatrope tes pseudonomou gnoseos; Buch IV und V in armenischer Version
ISBN: 978-1-61143-514-6
This work presents the Armenian version of second-century Irenaeus of Lyon's last two books on heresies.
$67.20

Form und Überlieferung der Lukas-Homilien des Origenes

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 895
ISBN: 978-1-61143-485-9
This text discusses the writings of Origen on the Gospel according to Luke.
$32.20

Bardesanes Gnosticus Syrorum Primus Hymnologus

Commentatio Historico-Theologica
ISBN: 978-1-61719-230-2
August Hahn (1792-1863) here presents an early study of the famous marginal figure of early Christianity, Bardaisan. As is evident from the title of the book, Hahn is most concerned with Bardaisan as a hymnographer and a gnostic.
$105.00

Narsai le docteur et les origines de l'école de Nisibe, d'après la chronique de Barḥadbešabba

Translated and Annotated by J.-B. Chabot
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 490
ISBN: 978-1-60724-968-9
This volume contains Chabot’s notice of a fragment published by Mingana from Barhadbeshabba dealing with Narsai and the School of Nisibis. Chabot offers a French translation of the text and a summary questioning its historical value.
$25.20

Homélie de Narsès sur les trois Docteurs Nestoriens

Edited and Translated by Paulin Martin
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 475
ISBN: 978-1-60724-931-3
In this work, Martin offers the Syriac text, with an annotated French translation, of Narsai’s poem on the three doctors of the Church of the East: Diodore of Tarsus, Theodore of Mopsuestia, and Nestorius.
$39.90

Mariological Thought of Mar Jacob of Serugh (451-521)

Series: Moran Etho
ISBN: 978-1-61143-574-0
In the present work, James Puthuparampil surveys the appearances of Mary within the writings of Jacob of Serugh and attempts to construct the place of Mary within Jacob’s broader theological framework.
$145.60

Ephraem Syrus on the Repentance of Nineveh

A Metrical Homily on the Mission of Jonah
Translation and Introduction by Henry Burgess
ISBN: 978-1-61719-162-6
This volume contains English translations of five works of various lengths from St. Ephrem on the theme of repentance. The translator also includes a lengthy introduction, notes to the translation, and indices.
$128.10

Opuscula Monophysitica Ioannis Philoponi

Edited and Translated by A. Sanda
ISBN: 978-1-61719-173-2
The Philalethes of Severus of Antioch (d. 538) is one of the most important documents of anti-Chalcedonian christological writing. This volume contains the Syriac text, a Latin translation, and a brief introduction.
$134.40

Severi Philalethes

Edited and Translated by A. Sanda
ISBN: 978-1-61719-172-5
The Philalethes of Severus of Antioch (d. 538) is one of the most important documents of anti-Chalcedonian christological writing. This volume contains the Syriac text, a Latin translation, and a brief introduction.
$127.40

S. Ephraemi Hymni de Virginitate

Ephrem’s Hymns on Virginity
Edited and Translated by Ignatius Ephrem II Rahmani
ISBN: 978-1-61719-310-1
Rahmani presents an edition of Ephrem’s poems “On Virginity,’ which in fact deal with a number of other subjects as well, especially biblical narratives. He presents the Syriac text, an annotated Latin translation, an introduction, and a brief lexicon.
$133.00

Les lettres d’Afrahat le sage de la Perse

Étudiées au point de vue de l’histoire et de la doctrine
ISBN: 978-1-61719-205-0
This volume, the author’s doctoral thesis, contains a detailed but concise study of Aphrahat’s Demonstrations. The main part of the book is divided into two parts: the Church in Persia, and doctrine in the Demonstrations.
$110.60

Die Scholien des Gregorius Abulfarag Barhebraeus zu Genes. 21-50, Exod. 14-15, Leviticus-Deuteron. und Josua

auf jüdische Quellen untersucht
ISBN: 978-1-61143-633-4
Rudolf Glück presents excerpts from Gregory Bar Hebraeus’s commentary on the Bible in order to compare his interpretation with that of various Jewish commentary sources. The excerpts are taken from Hebraeus’s comments on the Pentateuch and Joshua.
$101.50

Untersuchungen über die Authentizität einiger asketischer Texte, überliefert unter dem Namen "Ephraem Syrus"

Ein Beitrag zur syrischen Literaturgeschichte
ISBN: 978-1-61143-617-4
Arthur Vööbus presents a survey of four ascetic writings attributed to Ephrem the Syrian and compares them with aspects of undisputed works of Ephrem in order to determine their authenticity.
$97.30

The Life of St. Ephrem the Syrian, the Great Teacher of the Syriac Church

ISBN: 978-1-61719-759-8
This popular presentation of the life of St. Ephrem in sixteen chapters in Arabic, originally printed at the Dominican Press in Mosul, covers Ephrem’s life and activity from his birth. Final chapters touch on his writings and doctrine.
$107.80